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July 2019

Call for Applications: OutRight Action International Advocacy Week 2019

July 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Every December, OutRight Action International hosts LGBTIQ activists from around the world in New York for a week of high-level meetings and activities at the Headquarters of the United Nations. The aim of Advocacy Week is three-fold: Facilitate the use of the New York based UN system by LGBTIQ activists, with a view to enhancing their networks and identifying new entry points for progressing recognition of the human rights of LGBTIQ people at home. Bring together LGBTIQ activists from around…

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SDGs in Action Film Festival- 11 July 2019

July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States
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The SDGs in Action Film Festival, coordinated by the UN DESA Division for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is a competition seeking short films that highlight how people and organizations around the world are taking action for the 17 global goals. The Festival was launched in 2018 in connection with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that takes place each July at UN Headquarters in New York. The competition offers amateur and professional filmmakers around the globe the chance to…

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September 2019

Open Call: Data Innovations – ICPD25

September 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The call for proposals has ended. However, there is still an opportunity to present on the topic of 'data innovations' during a lightning talk at the Summit. Members of the data community are cordially invited to put forward submissions for 10-minute presentations on Data Innovations for advancing the fulfillment of ICPD. Data Innovations include new methods or approaches that facilitate, improve or augment the collection, processing or use of data for fulfilling the vision and values of ICPD. These may…

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November 2019

Data-Driven Accountability and Domestic Resource Mobilization for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Commitments: A Practical Workshop for Civil Society

November 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Le Chateau at Intercontinental, Nairobi, City-Hall Way, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya + Google Map

Monday, November 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is global recognition of the need to mobilize governments, multilaterals, the private sector and civil society to address major health challenges. This has led to positive commitments from governments and other actors to improve the lives of women, children, adolescents and families over the past several years. Sustaining action on global and country commitments is not easy. Monitoring, reviewing and determining accountability and financial needs that will translate commitments…

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

Accelerating the promise The governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. This summit marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. From 12-14 November, 2019, the governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, a high-level conference to mobilize the political will and financial commitments we urgently need…

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Survey on Revised Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 Commitments

November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

What do you think about the revised global commitments for ICPD25? Please share your views on the updated list of 12 draft global commitments to be endorsed at the Nairobi Summit by taking part in this new survey. Take the survey.   

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Ethics and Advocacy

November 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

In almost all countries, health providers and ministries embrace the same core ethical principles: Do No Harm, Do Good, Respect Autonomy and Do Justice. Yet these principles are not always applied to sexual and reproductive health. In fact, in many places, reproductive health services are under attack, and some constituencies are unmoved by appeals about women’s rights, human rights and public health. This session will explore whether the core principles of medical and health ethics could provide a new and…

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July 2020

Virtual Conference: AIDS 2020

July 6, 2020 - July 10, 2020

Happening now: Register for the 23rd International AIDS Conference in a new virtual format - AIDS 2020: Virtual. AIDS 2020: Virtual will enable delegates to access and engage with the latest HIV science, advocacy and knowledge traditionally presented at the conference, while offering a range of new features made possible by the new virtual format.

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August 2020

Youth Tech Live 3-5 August 2020

August 3, 2020 - August 5, 2020

A youth-led health and wellness conference that brings together people on the intersection of youth, health and technology.

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October 2020

Happening now: World Bank Virtual Annual Meetings 2020 12-18 October

October 18, 2020

See upcoming events here: This year's theme is #ResilientRecovery. Watch Live events on debt, sustainable recovery, human capital, digital development and poverty.

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Global Health Summit 2020 (online)

October 25, 2020 - October 27, 2020

25-27 October 2020The World Health Summit is one of the world’s leading strategic forums for global health. Every October, the World Health Summit draws international experts from academia, politics, the private sector, and civil society to Berlin. During the three-day summit, stakeholders and decision-makers from 100 countries and every field in healthcare work together to find solutions to global health challenges and set the agenda for a healthier future.The World Health Summit was founded in 2009 on the occasion of…

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UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice 26 – 30 October

October 26, 2020 - October 30, 2020

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! 

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HIV2020 Online: Community Reclaiming the Global Response

October 31, 2020

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…

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November 2020

Women and Girls Africa Summit 2020

November 16, 2020 - November 18, 2020

Register here: The Women and Girls Summit (WAGS), which will take place on November 16-18, 2020, aims to prepare women of today and tomorrow to take on key leadership roles in all areas and across all industries to ensure that Africa realises its full potential. The summit will offer unique opportunities for participants to network with leaders and key influencers from across the world. It will provide a platform for women to voice their concerns and develop solutions to…

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Aid Re-Imagined Global Summit 24-25 November 2020

November 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - November 25, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

  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,…

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December 2020

Conference: OutSummit December 9-11 2020

December 9, 2020 - December 11, 2020

Register: OutRight Action International invites you to join OutSummit, our annual global convening on Human Rights Day. OutSummit is a space to come together, to share insights and best practices, and to strategise across civil society, State and private sector boundaries for the human rights of LGBTIQ people. OutSummit is open to all - activists, scholars, diplomats, donors, journalists, students, institutional partners, and allies. Sessions will be held on December 9-11, beginning at 7 am California / 10 am…

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