Strengthening Accountability to Achieve the SDGs

Credit: ©EWEC/Hannah Sarah Dini

19 JULY 2016 | NEW YORK, NY — An Every Woman Every Child event on the sides of the High-level Political Forum in New York brought together experts to share global and national experiences over the past five years that have had an impact on accountability. Participants heard diverse perspectives on how to ensure accountability for action and results, as well as the role of cross-sectoral collaboration in achieving the targets to implement the Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Event: Strengthening Accountability to Achieve the SDGs

Bartolomeus Marsudiharjo, World Vision

19 JULY 2016 | NEW YORK, NY — How can we strengthen accountability to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for every woman, every child, every adolescent, everywhere? At a side event during the High-level Political Forum in New York, on 19 July, Every Woman Every Child partners will share valuable experiences over the last five years from the national and global level that have had an impact in ensuring accountability for action and results. Speakers will explore how to strengthen accountability as well as the role of cross-sectoral collaboration in the achievements of the targets of the Global Strategy and related SDGs.

Adolescent and youth constituency defines its contribution to the implementation of the PMNCH workplan

4-6 JULY 2016 | JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — A meeting of the Partnership’s Adolescent and Youth constituency in Johannesburg this week, resulted in definition of the constituency's priorities in the sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health continuum of care as well as the constituency's contribution to the Partnership’s workplan. In addition, the AY constituency established its structure, membership criteria and operational guidelines on how to collaborate and deliver a workplan effectively.

Call for Nominations for Chair of the EWEC Independent Accountability Panel

4 JULY 2016 | NEW YORK, NY — The Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General is soliciting applications and nominations to fill the role of Chair of the Every Woman Every Child Independent Accountability Panel (IAP). In February 2016, the UN Secretary-General appointed nine members to the IAP who are tasked to produce an annual comprehensive synthesis report on the state of the health of women, children and adolescents. The Chair position is open for applications or nominations and must be submitted to everywoman.everychild@un.org no later than 18 July 2016.

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