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HRC20 side-event on 2 July 2012: Reproductive Health & Rights – Exploring gaps and new paths

Date: Monday 2 July 2012, 13:00-15:00
Room XXIV, Palais des Nations


  • To identify gaps and solutions from different perspectives
  • To strengthen advocacy for the accelerated implementation of the ICPD Plan of Action


Chair and introduction: Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda: President, NGO Committee on the Status of Women,

Geneva Rapporteur: Joyce Jett, Medical Care Development International


  • Where do we stand with Reproductive Rights and the ICPD review? Alanna Armitage, Director, UNFPA Office, Geneva
  • Rio+20 and Reproductive Rights Beatriz Schultess, Senior Associate, Conference of NGOs with Consultative Status to the UN , CoNGO
  • Family Planning and Reproductive Health in the Developing World Dr. Karim Abawi, Gynaecologist, Expert in Reproductive Health and Training Programmes
  • Defining Reproductive Rights – an Evolution Dr. Krishna Ahoojapatel, Women and Development, former President of NGO CSW Geneva
  • Innovation and Technology: Tools to Protect Reproductive Health and Rights Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger, University of Geneva Public Health School, Vice-President NGO CSW Geneva


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