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After Copenhagen, What Next for Women and Girls?

After Copenhagen, What Next for Women and Girls?

A Wilson Center Event

We are excited to announce the upcoming policy dialogue, After Copenhagen, What Next for Women and Girls?

The event will take place in Washington, D.C. at The Wilson Center (and online!) on Monday, July 18, 2016.

This dialogue is part of the Maternal Health Task Force’s Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series, in partnership with UNFPA and the Wilson Center.

Interested in attending or following along online? See the invitation from the Wilson Center below to learn more and register for the event.

In May, nearly 6,000 people focused on improving the wellbeing of women and girls met in Copenhagen for the Women Deliver conference. They shared stories of progress and hope, discussed challenges, and proposed solutions to some of the most pressing health and rights issues facing girls and women today.

Please join us as we explore ways to deliver results from the largest conference of its kind. Panelists will present in-country perspectives on key maternal health takeaways and the implications for the health and rights agenda in their countries.

Speakers

Alix Bacon, President, Midwives Association of British Columbia

Dr. Mary Nambao, Deputy Director, Mother Health, Ministry of Health in Zambia

Susan Papp, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Women Deliver

Moderator

Roger-Mark De Souza, Director, Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Wilson Center

Event Details

Register for the event here

When: Monday, July 18, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Where: The Wilson Center, 5th floor conference room, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20004

Join us online!

Tune in to the live webcast or view the archive after the meeting here.

Join the conversation on Twitter at @NewSecurityBeat and @MHTF and by following #MHdialogue. To find more coverage of these issues on the Wilson Center’s blog, NewSecurityBeat.org.

Event Sponsors’ Twitter Handles

Maternal Health Task Force: @MHTF

United Nations Population Fund: @UNFPA

(Hosted at) The Wilson Center: @NewSecurityBeat

Speakers’ Twitter Handles

Speakers

Susan Papp, (@sapa999) Director of Policy and Advocacy, Women Deliver (@WomenDeliver)

Dr. Mary Nambao, Deputy Director, Mother Health, Ministry of Health in Zambia

Alix Bacon, (@AlixandraBacon) President, Midwives Association of British Colombia (@bcmidwives)

Moderator

Roger-Mark De Souza of @NewSecurityBeat

Photo: “The benefits of peer-education in tackling FGM/C” © 2014 DFID – UK Department for International Development, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license