Today (April 23rd, 2014), Sweden's Crown Princess took part in an international parliamentary conference on population held in the Swedish parliament. Subsequently, the Crown Princess met with Babatunde Osotimehin, head of the UN Population Fund, at the Royal Palace.
The conference in Stockholm is the sixth in the series. The aim is to follow up the action plan for population issues adopted in Cairo in 1994. Cairo Programme emphasizes the goal to strengthen women's influence in the world.
Around 300 people from 150 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians and representatives of civil society, are attending the conference which takes place from April 23rd to April 25th in Stockholm.