Archive for the ‘Upcoming Events’ Category

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

World Contraception Day is supported by a coalition of 12 international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), governmental organizations and scientific and medical societies with an interest in sexual and reproductive health and is sponsored by Bayer HealthCare. Read more about it ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

November 9-12, 2015, the fourth International Conference on Family Planning will take place in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center. Co-hosted by the National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BKKBN) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, the conference is expected to host 3,500 participants. Find out more about the conference ...  [Read more]

Friday, January 9th, 2015

The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2015. Representatives of Member States , UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs)  from all regions of the world attend the session. The main focus of the session will be on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, including current challenges that affect ...  [Read more]

Friday, November 28th, 2014

A Population Commission was established by the Economic and Social Council in its resolution 3 (III) of 3 October 1946. In its resolution 49/128 of 19 December 1994, the General Assembly decided that the Commission should be renamed the Commission on Population and Development. In the same resolution, the Assembly decided that it, the Council and the Commission should constitute a three-tiered intergovernmental mechanism that would play the ...  [Read more]

Monday, October 27th, 2014

On October 18, 2013, co-founders Jonathan Stack and Dr. Doug Stein launched World Vasectomy Day. Their hope was to inform people about vasectomies, bring these services to those furthest afield, and to inspire men to engage in the conversation about family planning. 100 doctors in 25 countries were inspired to do 1,000 vasectomies in a 24 hour period, and over 25,000 media impressions, made the evening news in dozens of cities, and were ...  [Read more]

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Theme:  Accelerating Social and Economic Transformation through  Universal access to Voluntary Family Planning. Ministry of Health Uganda in collaborations with UNFPA and other stakeholders has organized a National Conference on Family Planning in Uganda from 26-27th June 2014. The Conference shall bring together National, Regional and International Leaders and Stakeholders to generate a strategy that can sustain the momentum in ...  [Read more]

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Up to 800 representatives of the health, nutrition, education, gender and development, public and private sector communities are expected to attend the two-day meeting hosted by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. With deliberations underway for a post-2015 development agenda, the forum provides a unique opportunity to envisage the world we want by 2030 and take stock of progress in women’s and children’s health. The ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

AWLN members will meet in Nairobi from August 19th-22nd 2014 to share country experiences, strategize and map out the Network's way ...  [Read more]

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

The theme of the 47th session will be "Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development". There will be a general debate on national experiences, discussion on the annual ministerial review to take place in 2014, and the future programme of work. Established in 1946 and renamed in 1994, the Commission assists the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to ...  [Read more]

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

The Sixth International Parliamentarians' Conference on the Implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action (IPCI/ICPD), to be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 23-25 April 2014, will mark the 20th anniversary of the ICPD and the end of the original Cairo mandate. During the Stockholm 2014 IPCI, parliamentarians will have a chance to follow up on the commitments made during the previous IPCI conferences in Ottawa, Strasbourg, Bangkok, Addis Ababa ...  [Read more]