12 African Countries End Seminar On Population and Development in China


A three week seminar on population and development for African Countries organized and sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce in China (MOFCOM) and executed by the China Training Center for Reproductive Health and Family Care (CTC) has ended in Beijing and Taicang cities in the People’s Republic of China.

The seminar was held from the 9th – 29th of July 2012. The participants of the seminar include about 12 African countries such as Liberia, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Mauritius, Algeria, Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Zanzibar. The Liberian delegation includes, lawmaker Hon. Larry P. Younquoi, Madam Miatta K. Kiawu and Mr. Stevenson T. Seidi, Executive director and President of the Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia respectively.

According to a release, district eight(8) Representative of Nimba County and Chairman on the House Standing Committee on Planning and Economic Affairs, Hon. Larry P. Younquoi who headed the Liberian delegation also served as keynote speaker for the 2012 World Population Day which was celebrated by the Chinese Government in collaboration with the UNFPA in China. READ MORE.