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.