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How data can support women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis?Find out more »
The first of a series to address the growing need for information and action among global adolescents as countries plan to reopen schools. 29 July 2020Find out more »
IYD 2020 Concept Note The theme of International Youth Day 2020, “Youth Engagement for Global Action” seeks to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels is enriching national and multilateral institutions and processes, as well as draw lessons on how their representation and engagement in formal institutional politics can be significantly enhanced. As the United Nations turns 75, and with only 10 years remaining to make the 2030 Agenda a reality for…Find out more »
11 am -12 pm EAT 9:00 am – 10:00 am EDT 3:00 pm CEST 6:30 pm IST Agenda 9:00 am Welcome 9:05 am TB During COVID – A Survivor’s Perspective 9:10 am Announcement of DR-TB Lifeline QFC Awardees 9:15 am Conversation with a QFC Awardee 9:30 am Panel Discussion on TB Care During COVID & Beyond 10:00 am Closing Remarks The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc around the world – and taking a particularly devastating toll on the health of…Find out more »
1800 EAT 8am EST Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, countries worked to overcome a myriad of challenges when introducing new safe and effective vaccines. While policy makers and health advocates addressed barriers, from understanding disease burden and cost effectiveness to establishing cold chain systems, preventable diseases spread, sicken populations, and cost lives. Learning from the past failures of vaccine introductions will be crucial for ensuring equitable access to a COVID-19 vaccine. Leaders and scientists in the international vaccine field will…Find out more »
Application deadline: 18 September 2020 The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa, cordially invites you to apply for the Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy and Litigation for human rights defenders working on the promotion and protection of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons in Africa. The LGBTI Human Rights Defenders Workshop…Find out more »
29 September 2020, 8am. -12pm EDT, 3 pm - 7 pm EAT Hosted by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), White Ribbon Alliance and Every Woman Every Child, the event will build on outcomes from the recent “Lives in the Balance” COVID-19 summit, and bring together a wide range of stakeholders from governments to grass-roots organizations, people with power to make changes and people calling for those changes to be made. Led by the Rt Hon…Find out more »
Application deadline: 30 September 2020 The African Union is launching a call for applications for all African CSOs interested in being part of the "My Voice My Action" campaign and actively involved in the WPS agenda. The year 2020 represents a landmark in efforts to promote and protect women’s rights both globally and continentally. It marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, the twentieth anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325; the seventeenth anniversary…Find out more »
8am -9am EDT, 3pm-4pm EAT "Capacity development” of local civil society organizations (CSOs) in sub-Saharan Africa has become a key strategy among prominent international donors and international intermediary organizations. This raises critical questions about who has power in charting and supporting a CSO’s path to strengthened capacity – and what roles different actors can or should play in advancing the organizational vitality of the African CSO sector. We invite you to join a conversation, co-sponsored by the Aspen Planning and Evaluation…Find out more »
See upcoming events here: https://live.worldbank.org/upcoming-events This year's theme is #ResilientRecovery. Watch Live events on debt, sustainable recovery, human capital, digital development and poverty.Find out more »
Submit your entry here by 24 October 2020 : https://africadigitalawards.com/entry/ Established in 2019, The Africa Digital Awards is a continental award that honours Africa’s Digital Champions, Innovators and Inventions that are impacting lives, changing cultures and transforming how the continent is leveraging digital. 1. Who Can Enter? The Awards are open to entries from the entire Digital community in Africa. From startups working on digital products to corporate organisations leveraging on digital for transformation. 2. How will Entries be Judged?…Find out more »
The virtual edition of this conference will explore drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both developing and developed countries with a strong public health/COVID-19 emphasis. Registration opened on 31 August and is ongoing. This year fees are waived, but we need your help with sponsorship! Please email [email protected] to discuss opportunities with our team. Thank you for your patience as we prepare for an entirely virtual conference for the first time. We can’t wait to connect with you all!Find out more »
Ongoing: The HIV2020 Conference has been re-imagined as a series of 2-hour sessions that will take place online between the months of July and October. We will conclude HIV2020 by sharing our learnings and highlights from our virtual event on World AIDS Day 2020 in December. HIV2020 Online is a key population-led, inter-disciplinary, and sex-positive event which reflects messages of affinity, solidarity, and intersectionality. Sessions will range from topics such as increasing funding for community-led responses to HIV to linking HIV with…Find out more »
4 p.m. CET (10 a.m. EST, 6 p.m EAT) Watch it here: www.SHFund.org or here: YouTube channel. No registration is required The Sanitation and Hygiene Fund to be launched on 17 November NEWS NOVEMBER 12, 2020 The Sanitation and Hygiene Fund will be launched during an online event next Tuesday. It is seeking US$2 billion over the coming five years to provide a 21st-century solution to the decades-old crisis on sanitation, hygiene and menstrual health. Currently, more than 4 billion people…Find out more »
How do power dynamics inhibit access to voluntary FP & RH care in East Africa? What policies can be put in place to improve the gender parity in this region? A webinar co-hosted by the Advocacy Accelerator and Amref's Institute of Capacity Development. Register here: https://t.co/aR8cCeZxkh?amp=1Find out more »
The WHAF 2020 Summit will launch and set the scene for the Aid Re-imagined Initiative, addressing the question of what issues specifically and realistically need to be addressed within the aid sector to make it fit for purpose. Some of the topics include: The future state of humanitarianism – what should aid look and feel like? The decolonisation of aid – shifting the power and political balance Local coordination and representation – true partnerships and capacity exchange Who is it for? Local,…Find out more »