Friday
Mar022012

Vote now for the Women Deliver 100 list. 

Every year, in conjunction with International Women’s Day, Women Deliver celebrates the progress made on behalf of girls and women worldwide. In 2011, the Women Deliver 100 list featured 100 of the most inspiring people who have delivered for girls and women.

This year, to continue the momentum, Women Deliver is spotlighting the top 50 inspiring ideas and solutions that deliver for girls and women. 

Out of hundreds of submissions, a selection committee of experts and advocates from leading global NGOs and foundations chose 25 per category. 

Now, it's up to you to vote and choose the 50 winners – voting closes on March 2nd at 6pm EST! 
The winners will be announced on March 7th.

 

Thursday
Feb232012

Voting begins today on Women Deliver’s Facebook page

Voting begins today on Women Deliver’s Facebook page to determine the top 50 inspiring ideas and solutions that deliver for girls and women. Out of hundreds of submissions, a selection committee of experts and advocates from leading global NGOs and foundations chose 25 per category. The top 125 will be posted today, and voters may choose their 10 favorites, per category. The 50 winners will be announced on International Women’s Day, March 8th.

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Tuesday
Feb212012

Women Deliver announces scholarships. 

Women Deliver has announced that the application process for Under 30 Scholarships for young women from the Global South to attend the Women Deliver Global Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 28-30 May 2013 is now open.

The deadline for all scholarships is 15 April 2012 (12pm EST), with no exceptions. For further information follow this link

Monday
Feb202012

ICPD Beyond 2014 website launched

"ICPD Beyond 2014 is the official website for the UNFPA-led global review process of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action. This site details the progress of the Cairo vision to improve the lives of all people. ICPD Beyond 2014 aims to consolidate comprehensive information and personal reflections about the continuing relevance of the PoA. The site is open for engagement and contributions from our partners, stakeholders, and the general public."

The site includes information about the Young Parliamentarians Meeting as well as a recent interview of Francois Farah, the UNFPA Representative in Romania and Country Director for Moldova, Serbia and Macedonia entitled ‘Human Dignity has no Timeline’.

Please visit the ICPD Beyond 2014 website at http://icpdbeyond2014.org/.

Wednesday
Feb012012

Rio+20: What about population dynamics and reproductive health?

The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) 'Rio+20' will take place in June this year. The conference will be an important event that is set to not only drive the sustainable development agenda, but influence the international development agenda post-2015. Yet unless the SRHR community acts soon, population dynamics and sexual and reproductive health are likely to remain off the agenda.

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Monday
Jan092012

Demystifying General Assembly resolution A/RES/65/234

Demystifying the UN process for reviewing progress made in implementing the ICPD Programme of Action, leading up to the Special Session of the General Assembly in 2014.

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Sunday
Jan012012

Report of the two day stakeholder meeting in Istanbul, Turkey in December 2011 held by UNFPA

Download the full text of the report here: http://ngosbeyond2014.org/storage/Istanbul_report_final.pdf

Wednesday
Dec212011

ICPD Beyond 2014 Civil Society Stakeholder Group (Part 3)

ICPD and the Roadmap to Rio During the workshop a presentation was given via a video message by Ms Chantal Line Carpentier, Sustainable Development Officer & Major Groups Programme Coordinator, UNDESA, Division for Sustainable Development on the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio + 20.

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Sunday
Dec182011

ICPD Beyond 2014 Civil Society Stakeholder Group (Part 2)

UN Development Agenda Beyond 2015/ICPD Beyond 2014 – the Global Context Gita Sen, Professor, Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India, gave a presentation on the UN Development Agenda Beyond 2015/ICPD Beyond 2014 – the Global Context. She pointed out the challenge of three global process taking place simultaneously, ie Rio + 20, with its High-Level Meeting in 2012; ICPD Beyond 2014; and the 15 year review of the MDGs and what will follow them.

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Sunday
Dec182011

ICPD Beyond 2014 Civil Society Stakeholder Group (Part 1)

UNFPA held a 2-day ICPD Beyond 2014 Civil Society Stakeholder Group Consultation in Istanbul, Turkey, on 9-10 December 2011. It provided an opportunity for some 50 representatives of Civil Society and Youth Organizations to be informed and to share information about the ICPD beyond 2014 operational review process; to discuss its component parts; and to identify thematic issues for consideration. In addition, it gave CSOs and Youth Organizations an opportunity to get feedback as to how they can be involved more effectively in the process.

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