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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

November 12 - November 14

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors

The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

November 12 – 14, 2019

Kenyatta International Convention Centre
Nairobi, Kenya

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, where 179 governments adopted a landmark Programme of Action which set out to empower women and girls for their sake, and for the benefit of
their families, communities and nations.

The Summit will take an integrated approach, covering five themes and highlighting the power of gender equality, youth leadership, political and community leadership, innovation and data, and partnerships to accelerate progress throughout.

  1. Universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights as a part of universal health coverage.
  2. Financing required to complete the ICPD. Programme of Action, and to sustain the gains made.
  3. Drawing on demographic diversity to drive economic growth and achieve sustainable development.
  4. Ending gender-based violence and harmful practices.
  5. Upholding the right to sexual and reproductive health care even in humanitarian and fragile contexts.

The Nairobi Summit will reenergize the global community, breathe new life into the ICPD agenda and sustain and amplify gains made since 1994. It will be a springboard for governments and other organizations to announce voluntary, global commitments—including financial ones—that will accelerate progress. Innovative financial models and far more resources—from governments, international financial institutions and even private sector partners—are required to finish the ICPD agenda by 2030.

 

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Details

Start:
November 12
End:
November 14
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Organizer

Multiple Partners or Sponsors

Venue

Kenyatta International Conference Center
Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map