ICPD Human Rights Conference in the Netherlands

16 Jul, 2013

On 7-10 July 2013 an ICPD Beyond 2014 International Human Rights Conference took place in the Netherlands.  The conference brought together representatives from government, civil society and UN agencies, as well as experts and human rights defenders to identify key achievements, barriers and emerging challenges to delivering the goals of ICPD.

Hosted by the Government of The Netherlands in partnership with Government of the Netherlands, UNFPA – the United Nations Population Fund and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the conference focused on the nexus between human rights, equality, accountability and population and development, with a focus on gender, discrimination, empowerment and sexual and reproductive health and rights.

RESURJ members Ximena Andión and Oriana Lopez Uribe were present and active both in the preparatory phase as well as during discussions and drafting of recommendations.

Find out more at www.humanrights.icpdbeyond2014.org

View archived sessions here

Read an excellent speech “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: the Next Twenty Years” by Dr. Nafis Sadik here