Latin America and the Carribean: challenges and progress in improving RMNCH 22 - 24 October 2012 | Antigua, Guatemala -
Convened by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), representatives from the six countries of Latin America and the Caribbean - Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, Bolivia, Haiti and Peru - gathered in Guatemala for a regional RMNCH accountability meeting. Carmen Barroso made a presentation on the work of the IERG and focused on findings of the IERG related to three recommendations of the COIA which she considered particularly relevant for the region.
A Fine Balance: Contraceptive Choice in the 21st Century 4-7 September 2012 | Bellagio, Italy - A Fine Balance: Contraceptive Choice in the 21st Century. The USAID-funded RESPOND Project, a global project dedicated to increasing access to and the quality of FP around the world, convened a consultation of experts to explore the intersection of human rights and contraceptive choice and equity. Carmen Barroso represented the iERG at the meeting.
CSW Side Event: Keeping Promises, Measuring Results 2 March 2012 | New York, US - The Government of Canada, PMNCH, and UNF, in support of Every Woman Every Child, hosted a side event during the 56th CSW to discuss “Keeping Promises, Measuring Results: Enhancing Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health”. Carmen Barroso represented the iERG.