Georgetown, Guyana – (June 16, 2016) Guyana recently participated in the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Mexico City, Mexico, which was held from June 8-9, 2016.

Cabinet, on June 7, approved the attendance of Ms. Hazel Halley-Burnett, Gender Consultant within the Ministry of Social Protection at the Conference.

Guyana’s participation was made possible through an invitation from the Government of Mexico in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

The meeting aimed to review the progress in the preparation of the proposed indicators for the regional monitoring of the Montevideo Consensus on Population and Development.

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