Wednesday
Jul112012

Live stream of the London Summit on Family Planning

The live stream of the London Summit on Family Planning is currently available from http://www.londonfamilyplanningsummit.co.uk/

Wednesday
Jul112012

London Summit on Family Planning — Agenda

The [final] agenda for the London Summit on Family Planning is available for download here.

Source: http://www.londonfamilyplanningsummit.co.uk/

Wednesday
Jul112012

WHO at London Family Planning Summit 

The World Health Organization (WHO) is contributing to this initiative at the highest levels. Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, will chair a panel on “increasing access and expanding choice” at which she will state the commitments of WHO.

 

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Wednesday
Jul112012

New Policy Document is a Blueprint for Change 

Tomorrow’s Family Planning Summit in London will lay the groundwork for policy commitment and change at 
the highest level in countries; such commitment and change will boost the operating environment for family 
planning services. Civil society is uniquely advantaged: it has the leverage to sustain political commitment 
through accountability mechanisms. It can also support policy change through targeted action. 

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Wednesday
Jul112012

IPPF at the London Summit

At the Summit, Tewodros Melesse will talk about the how IPPF’s integrated services improve the health and wellbeing of women and girls.  He will present alongside Ministers from Sierra Leone, South Africa and Sweden. His panel will begin at 10:35 and you can watch him via live streaming

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Monday
Jul092012

Update on Global Youth Forum (GYF), Bali, Indonesia, 4-6 December 2012  

The Indonesian Government, in cooperation with UNFPA & other UN agencies, is hosting the Global Youth Forum (GYF) in Bali, Indonesia between 4-6 December 2012. It is the first of three identified thematic forums as part of the ICPD Beyond 2014 review process. 

Steering Committee (SC) invitations were sent out by UNFPA to a number of organisations and institutions including SRHR NGOs, Youth SRHR groups, Funders, Private Institutions, and other UN agencies. 

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Monday
Jul092012

Informal briefing on ICPD Beyond 2014, Geneva, 28 June 2012

An informal briefing on ICPD Beyond 2014, co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Bangladesh, Colombia, Finland, Mozambique, The Netherlands, New Zealand and Norway and in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the NGO Committee on the Status of Women (NGO CSW), was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 28 June 2014.

 

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Friday
Jul062012

NGO and other statements for London Family Planning Summit 

The Civil Society Declaration to the London Summit on Family Planning has generated 1,292 signatures from 176 countries and will be published by the Financial Times on 9 July.  Final text in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

A total of 327 signatures were received for the Women’s human rights must be at the centre of the Family Planning Summit Civil Society Declaration, submitted in English Spanish and Portuguese.

A statement on Integrating our efforts to raise the bar for women’s health through: rights, access, investment, security, equity has been jointly submitted by the UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development and the UK Network on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

Members of the UK Network on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights have also issued a statement emphasizing that the human right of a woman to decide when and if she becomes pregnant has long been neglected and under-resourced. 

Thursday
Jul052012

Championing Rights: Measuring Results

"What's a result in rights-based world?"

In a world in which donors are increasingly oriented towards accountability and “results-based financing”, it becomes ever more important to ensure that the results we define encompass fully informed choice from a range of sexual and reproductive health services that respect and protect rights.

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Thursday
Jul052012

Dr Babatunde Osotimehin welcomes the London Summit on Family Planning

Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA has welcomed the London Family Planning Summit stating that family planning needs to be much further up the international agenda and the Summit should help to achieve this.

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