The UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent invites your insights and contributions to inform our 2019 Report on the theme of accountability for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in humanitarian settings. This will be our fourth report, following the 2018 report on private sector accountability, the 2017 report on accountability to adolescents, and the inaugural report of 2016. Submissions should be sent to email@example.com by 11 February 2019.
Lead Writer and Technical Coordinator for the IAP 2019 Report on Accountability for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health in Humanitarian Settings
Deadline for submissions: 30 November 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018 – UN Headquarters, New York
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will not be achieved without the active and meaningful involvement of the private sector. But, can the private sector be held accountable for protecting women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health? And if so, who is responsible for holding them to account, and what are the mechanisms for doing so?
Launch of the UN SG’s Independent Accountability Panel 2018 Report: PRIVATE SECTOR – Who is Accountable
Thursday 27 September, 07:45 – 09:30 a.m., conference room 3, UN HQ, New York
Harvesting What Works, Airing What Doesn’t When the Private Sector Engages in Health
Geneva, 23 May 2018
Dr. Elizabeth Mason, IAP Member, encouraged parliamentarians to take a close look at the transformative power of accountability for achieving adolescents’ health and well-being during a dialogue convened by the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU), held in Geneva on 26 March 2018, entitled “Ensuring accountability and oversight for adolescent health”.
Geneva, 10 May 2018
The UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent is proud to share that its Co-chair, Kul Gautam, has been announced the winner of the 2018 Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award.
10 May 2018
“Urgent action now for adolescents or face worldwide repercussions”, appeals the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel at the Georgian Parliament
Parliament of Georgia, Tbilisi, 6 February 2018
2017 is Every Woman Every Child’s 7th anniversary. IAP 2017 Report is highlighted among EWEC seven notable achievements in 2017.
The UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent invites your insights and contributions to inform its 2018 Report on the theme of private sector accountability for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health. Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27 January 2018
“Expanding UHC is a political process. It is about who has voice and power in defining health priorities, for whom, and how fairly they are financed. How many countries have policies to ensure people with disabilities, living with HIV, mental health conditions or in humanitarian settings are getting their share of UHC benefits?”, states the IAP in commenting on the Tracking Universal Health Coverage 2017 Global Monitoring Report, launched at the UHC2030 event in Tokyo (12-15 December).
IAP Co-Chairs, Carmen Barroso and Kul Gautam, formally submit the IAP 2017 Report on Transforming Accountability for Adolescents to Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, 19 September 2017, at the High-Level Steering Group for Every Woman Every Child meeting in New York.
As pointed out in the UN Secretary-General’s IAP 2017 Report, Transformative Accountability for Adolescents, national policies tend to be “adolescent blind”. Those addressing violence against women and girls have been no exception.
On the occasion of the 11th International Association for Adolescent Health Congress held in New Delhi, the IAP convened a symposium on October 28 to present the IAP’s 2017 report, Transformative Accountability for Adolescents, and engage participants on how to take the IAP’s findings and recommendations forward. IAP Members, Dakshitha (Sri Lanka) and Giorgi Pkhakadze (Georgia), briefed the audience on the report’s main calls for action, affirming adolescents as the central promise for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Launch of the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel Report: Transformative Accountability for Adolescents
TRANSFORMING ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS OF WOMEN, CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN THE 2030 AGENDA
Launch of the Independent Accountability Panel 2017 report
The High-Level Working Group for the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents launched its report at the side-lines of the 70th World Health Assembly.
Adolescents as Agents of Change
The 3rd Annual Global Citizens’ Dialogue, organized on the occasion of the 70th World Health Assembly, brought adolescents and youth from around the world, together with health ministers and other key stakeholders to discuss promising practices in accountability for health, with a focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Senior representatives of governments, the United Nations System, civil society, youth leaders, global funds and foundations met on the sidelines of the World Health Assembly in Geneva on 25 May for a dynamic exchange of views and sharing of experiences.
IAP Co-Chair Barroso to the Human Rights Council: – “Maternal mortality, Massive violation of Human Rights”
Geneva, 9 March 2017
Deadline for applications: 15th March 23:59 hours [Geneva] time
Dr. Carmen Barroso, IAP Co-Chair, gave the keynote at the opening of the 13th International Congress of Gynaecology and Obstetrics held in Teheran on 19-22 January 2017.
The Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Jose Alcalá as the Head of its Secretariat. Maria Jose Alcalá brings a wealth of experience in international development both at the UN and with non-governmental organizations in policy advocacy and strategy development. Alcalá will assume her new position on 4 January 2017. She will be based at the PMNCH Secretariat, which hosts the IAP Secretariat at the WHO in Geneva.
Join us for the side event New hopes for accountability for women, children and adolescent health co-hosted by the Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, the National Gender and Equality Commission of Kenya and the Government of Mexico.
After launching its inaugural report at the 5th Accountability breakfast , the IAP also formally submitted their report to the UN Secretary General at the Every Woman Every Child reception on the 20th of September 2016.
“2016: Old Challenges, New Hopes”
The IAP’s inaugural report was launched on September 18, 2016 in conjunction with the Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, the World Health Organization and Countdown to 2030. The report was also formally submitted to the Secretary-General at the Every Woman Every Child high level reception on the 20th September 2016.
The Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) held its second face to face meeting, since being appointed by the UN Secretary General in February. The IAP met in Geneva on 27th and 28th May with the main aim being to develop the IAP’s First Report, which is due to be published in September 2016.
The Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) hosted a session at Women Deliver entitled Accountability for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health: The Every Woman Every Child Model. In this hearing style session the panellists shared information on the work of the IAP and gathered inputs and suggestions from the audience on the work of the panel.
Only three weeks after being appointed, the Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) and its Secretariat held their first face-to-face meeting in Johannesburg on the 2nd of March 2016. Panellists were very responsive as they are aware of the important task which lies ahead of them. Six members were able to join the meeting in person, while the three others joined online.