Posts Tagged ‘Berlin’

World Health Summit 2018 (WHS 2018)

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors October 14 – 16 Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a Berlin, Germany MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Held once a year, the World Health Summit has grown into the world’s most prominent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address…

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Berlin Delegates Demand Acceleration of ICPD

BERLIN, Germany – Four hundred delegates from 130 countries released a final version of the “Berlin Call to Action” this morning after two days of discussion at the NGO Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Development that is following up on the historic International Conference on Population & Development held in Cairo, Egypt 15…

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North-South Split Brewing on MDG Language

BERLIN, Germany – Spirited discussion around the “Berlin Call to Action” now being drafted at this NGO Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Development is heating up. It seems that the debate on the extent to which Millennium Development Goal (MDG) advocacy language should be incorporated into the ICPD sexual and reproductive health framework…

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Another Aligning of the Stars in Reproductive Health?

BERLIN, Germany – At the first plenary session this morning, here at the NGO Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Development observing the 15th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, a speaker who participated in ICPD in Cairo in 1992 recalled how the stars had aligned that year and for the two…

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Where Are We with the ICPD?

BERLIN, Germany — In September 1994, some 11,000 delegates from 179 countries gathered in Cairo, Egypt to call for universal access to a package of basic reproductive health services and other specific measures to foster human development, with a particular focus on girls and women, with specific targets set for 2015. They concluded that meeting the…

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