2017
11
Jul

Family Planning Summit in London

London, U.K.

Family Planning Summit in London

On July 11, policymakers, donors, and advocates from around the world gathered at the Family Planning Summit in London, UK, to discuss efforts to reach Family Planning 2020 goals and ensure that more women and girls around the world are able to plan their families and their futures. When women and girls have access to…

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21
Jun

ECOSOC humanitarian affairs segment

Geneva, Switzerland
June 21, 2017 - May 23, 2017

WHAT? The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) has been an essential platform for discussing the activities and issues related to strengthening the coordination of the humanitarian assistance of the United Nations. The HAS provides a key opportunity for Member States, United Nations entities, humanitarian and development partners, the private sector and affected communities to discuss…

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18
Jun

31st ICM Triennial Congress

Toronto, Canada
June 18, 2017 - June 22, 2017

Midwives - Making a Difference in the World

We have reached a time when attention turns to ‘what next’ after the 2015 Millennium Development Goals. As new global initiatives are being developed, one strong message emerges from the 2011 and the 2014 State of World Midwifery Reports and that is ‘midwives do make a difference’ in saving the lives of women and newborns…

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07
Jun

Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference 2017

Copenhagen, Denmark
UN City, Campus 1
June 7, 2017 - June 9, 2017

Overview  The aim of the 9th annual Health & Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark (June 7-9, 2017) is to provide an open forum to discuss the challenges and new solutions in disaster preparedness and response, long-term development and humanitarian aid, and global health delivery. The conference platform encourages learning and collaboration within and…

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31
May

Humanitarian Response in Urban Settings: Meeting the Maternal and Newborn Health Needs of Displaced Persons

Washington, DC, USA
Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 5th Floor
May 31, 2017 - May 31, 2017

Humanitarian Response in Urban Settings: Meeting the Maternal and Newborn Health Needs of Displaced Persons

About the event Humanitarian crises expose vast health inequities. Globally, women and children are up to 14 times more likely to die than men in a humanitarian crisis. And of the 15 countries with the highest neonatal mortality rates, 14 are affected by chronic conflict or political instability. The world’s humanitarian landscape is changing. Today…

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22
May

2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Cancun, Mexico
May 22, 2017 - May 26, 2017

2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May. The meeting will mark the first opportunity for the international community to review global progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, adopted in 2015. More than 5,000 participants are expected, including policy makers and…

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