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29 September 2017

Dr. Natalia Kanem – New UNFPA Executive Director

On 3 October, dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) by Secretary-General António Guterres. She will serve in this position for the upcoming four years.

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28 September 2017

New Spotlight Initiative to End Violence Against Women

During a special event at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in September, the European Union and the United Nations launched a new, global action titled “The Spotlight Initiative” with a focus on eliminating all forms of...

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26 September 2017

Inflatable elephant for Juncker and 2nd Anniversary of the 2030 Agenda

The 25th of September marked the second anniversary of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 associated targets as a new UN plan of action for people, planet and prosperity.

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Focus on Europe

30 September 2017

Accession of the European Union to the Istanbul Convention endorsed by the European Parliament

On 12 September, the European Parliament endorsed the accession of the European Union to the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. MEPs highlighted that the denial of SRHR services is a form of...

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29 September 2017

Belgium: Commission on Foreign Affairs adopts resolution on SRHR for the 2030 Agenda

The Commission on Foreign Affairs of Belgium’s federal parliament has unanimously adopted a resolution for the implementation and follow-up of sexual and reproductive health and rights(SRHR) in the 2030 Agenda.

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27 September 2017

Poland: Abortion Battle Continues

Poland remains at the forefront of the battle over women’s rights and the right to a safe and legal abortion. In recent months, despite the success of the “Black Protest” in the last year we are witnessing attempts to further restrict the current,...

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EuroNGOs Updates

30 September 2017

A first look back to the 2017 EuroNGOs Conference

THANK YOU to all those who participated in the 2017 EuroNGOs conference and made this year’s conference a success: our speakers and moderators, the Steering Committee, the Conference Working Group, volunteers, donors, participants and guests!

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29 September 2017

Key Outcomes from the EuroNGOs Annual General Meeting

The Annual General meeting of EuroNGOs was held on Tuesday, 26 September in Brussels. We were pleased to see 22 members in attendance as well as representatives of our observers (IPPF EN and UNFPA Brussels Office) and one of our donors (UNFPA New...

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Members' news

20 September 2017

P&D Factor: “Girls and Women: Education, Health, Equality and Rights” Project in Guinea- Bissau

Mani's story - She was between 15 and 19 years old (without documents and different ages according Mani and her parents), ran away from home when she realized that her family was preparing the wedding with someone she only knew from brief visits to...

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16 September 2017

WRC: Improving Access to Medical Abortion in Armenia

Women’s Rights Center NGO (WRC) organized a dissemination meeting devoted to the results and sites experience of two research studies implemented in Armenia with the support of Gynuity Health Project (GHP).

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