Annual meeting

Purpose

In order to exchange information, identify challenges, and collectively work towards the institutionalization of quality sexual and reproductive health care in crises, IAWG holds annual meetings with members of the steering committee and their respective organizations, and, depending on the location of the meeting, local partners from the region. Every year, several scholarships are available to encourage participation from small and local organizations.

Previous annual meetings have been held in Dakar (2016), Dead Sea, Jordan (2015), Kuala Lumpur (2013), Istanbul (2011), Santo Domingo (2010), Cairo (2008), Nairobi (2007), and Sydney (2006).

2017

2017 IAWG Annual Meeting

Athens, Greece
Divani Caravel
November 8, 2017 - November 10, 2017

Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Reproductive Health in Crises

Brief Executive Summary

Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Inter-agency Working Group (IAWG) on Reproductive Health in Crises Improving quality, access, and use of sexual and reproductive health services in humanitarian settings from initial response through sustainable recovery  Wednesday, November 8 – Friday, November 10, 2017  Athens, Greece Divani Caravel The 17th Annual IAWG Meeting will bring together individuals…

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17th Annual IAWG Meeting

Athens, Greece
Divani Caravel Hotel
November 8, 2017 - November 10, 2017

Improving quality, access, and use of sexual and reproductive health services in humanitarian settings from initial response through sustainable recovery

Brief Executive Summary

The Seventeenth Annual IAWG meeting will bring together individuals dedicated to improving the reproductive health outcomes of those affected by conflict or natural disasters. Organizations working in reproductive health or in crisis-affected settings are encouraged to attend, including new members to the IAWG. Please check back regularly for the most up-to-date information.

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Past Annual Meetings

2016

Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Reproductive Health in Crises

Dakar, Senegal
Radisson Blu Hotel
March 9, 2016 - March 11, 2016

New Partnerships and Approaches to the Changing Humanitarian Landscape

Brief Executive Summary

The sixteenth annual IAWG meeting was attended by more than 150 participants, representing over 80 agencies. During the course of the three-day meeting and associated side events, panelists presented case studies, innovative practices, research findings, challenges, and successes from many different aspects of SRH work in humanitarian settings. Lively discussions followed each panel and following…

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2015

Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Reproductive Health in Crises

Dead Sea Region, Jordan
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar
February 25, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Expanding and strengthening access to quality reproductive health services for persons affected by conflict and natural disaster

Brief Executive Summary

The fifteenth annual IAWG meeting brought together individuals dedicated to improving the reproductive health (RH) outcomes of those affected by conflict or natural disasters, and strengthening the regional networks for the Middle East and North Africa and West and Central Africa. The meeting focused on addressing the gaps identified in the IAWG 2012-2014 Global Evaluation…

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