10-21 March 2014 | UN Headquarters, New York — The 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 58) begins today, bringing together Member States, UN entities and accredited NGOs from around the world to focus on this year’s theme “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.”
6 March 2014 | Ottawa, Ontario — Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that Canada will host a high-level Summit on maternal, newborn and child health from May 28-30, 2014, in Toronto, Ontario. This event will bring together Canadian stakeholders and experts, as well as global leaders from developed and developing countries, international organizations, civil society, the private sector, and foundations to take stock of the progress made to date and discuss the way forward.
10 MARCH 2014 | Global — A new report launched today by Save the Children to mark the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria, highlights the devastating consequences of the war on the country’s health system and its children - the forgotten casualties of this war.
30 June, 2014 | Johannesburg, South Africa — The Partners’ Forum, will be co-hosted by A Promise Renewed, Countdown to 2015, the independent Expert Review Group and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health. Participants from the health and non-health sectors are expected to attend this event which offers a global platform for high-level advocacy, consensus-building and knowledge-sharing and provides a unique opportunity to take stock of progress in women’s and children’s health and shape a vision for the world we want.
A high-level event at the United Nations to mark International Women’s Day, brought together top international leaders who called for equality and empowerment of women and girls and stressed the need to fully engage men and boys in making this a reality.
A WHO guidance on human rights and contraception will be launched during a side event on 6 March -Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services- hosted by the World Health Organization, the Permanent Missions of Denmark, Netherlands, and Uruguay, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and UNFPA.
Partners in Population and Development Announce New Commitment in Support of Every Woman Every Child
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) have announced a commitment to the Every Woman Every Child movement, which ensures its programs and activities promote the inclusion of women and children as the beneficiary of all of its policy and program efforts.
Calls for submission and collaboration
PMNCH Request for proposals: Media and Communications Consultancy: Product launches
PMNCH Request for proposals: Media and Communications Consultancy: Event branding
PMNCH Request for Proposals: Consultant/s to provide technical and writing support to country teams working on the Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health study
58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)
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