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FG confident of UNFPA’s 9th CP to accelerate Nigeria’s devt. aspirations

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 The Federal Government has expressed confidence in UN Population Fund s UNFPA 9th Country Programme CP spanning 2023 2027 to accelerate the country s development aspirations Mr Clement Agba the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning expressed the government s confidence during validation of the UNFPA Nigeria Country Programme Document CPD in Abuja The News Agency of Nigeria reports that UNFPA had been developing and implementing programmes to suit the needs aspirations and development of countries across the globe The programmes are aligned to national priorities and the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework UNSDCF 2020 2025 contributing to its five strategic areas of Economic Development Social Development Strengthened Institutions Peace Security and Justice and Environment In Nigeria and other countries of the world the Fund s 8th CP which focused on tackling Gender Based Violence GBV Maternal Mortality Family Planning among others will lapse on Dec 31 2022 hence the need for a 9th CP so as to build on lessons learnt from the current cycle The 9th CP will also enable the Fund to work toward achieving the three transformative goals of zero unmet need for contraception zero preventable maternal deaths and zero GBV and harmful practices by the year 2030 The budget and national planning minister therefore said that the 9th CP points toward achieving specifically goals three and five of agenda 2030 which are to ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all ages He said it will also achieve gender equality and empower women and girls NewsSourceCredit NAN
FG confident of UNFPA’s 9th CP to accelerate Nigeria’s devt. aspirations

The Federal Government has expressed confidence in UN Population

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Country Programme

Fund’s (UNFPA) 9th Country Programme (CP), spanning 2023-2027 to accelerate the country’s development aspirations.

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Mr Clement Agba, the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, expressed the government’s confidence

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Country Programme Document

during validation of the UNFPA Nigeria Country Programme Document (CPD) in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that UNFPA had been developing and implementing programmes to
suit the needs, aspirations and development of countries across the globe
The programmes are aligned to national priorities and the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework
(UNSDCF) 2020-2025, contributing to its five strategic areas of Economic Development, Social Development,

Strengthened Institutions

Strengthened Institutions; Peace, Security and Justice, and Environment.

In Nigeria and other countries of the world, the Fund’s 8th CP which focused on tackling Gender-Based Violence

Maternal Mortality

(GBV), Maternal Mortality, Family Planning, among others, will lapse on Dec. 31, 2022, hence the need for a 9th CP
so as to build on lessons learnt from the current cycle.

The 9th CP will also enable the Fund to work toward achieving the three transformative goals of zero unmet need for
contraception; zero preventable maternal deaths; and zero GBV and harmful practices by the year 2030.

The budget and national planning minister, therefore, said that the 9th CP “points toward achieving specifically
goals three and five of agenda 2030, which are to ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all ages.

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He said “it will also achieve gender equality and empower women and girls.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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