Koffi Kouame


This is the key message captured by the United Nations Population Fund in their 2018 flagship publication.

The publication outlines the long term effects of choices and how it impacts fertility rates, family sizes and child spacing, amongst others.

Family size is closely linked with reproductive rights, which in turn are tied to many rights including the right to adequate health, education and jobs.

60 young people in Mock Youth Parliament

The event was held at the Hahela Youth Centre in Bougainville. 

“This 5-day event is a tremendous opportunity for the young people of Bougainville - the leaders of tomorrow - to build networks and to advocate for their human rights. They are learning important life skills which will enable them to make better decisions on issues that affect their future,” said Koffi Kouame, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative, PNG Country Office.