Members' news

16 April 2015

Another attempt to modify Spanish abortion law ?

The news that the Spanish Parliament accepted to debate another amendment to the existing abortion law has raised new protest among CSOs. If the amendment is approved, girls aged 16 and 17 would need to obtain the permission of their parents or legal...

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13 April 2015

Organizations and networks react to The Economist articles on SDGs

On 11 April, over 85 organizations co-signed a letter sent by our member Commat (United Kingdom) to the Editor of The Economist in reaction to three articles focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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07 April 2015

Belgian abortion law turns 25

On 3 April, the International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network (IPPF EN) co-organized an important conference in Brussels to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Belgian abortion law.

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02 April 2015

Irish Family Planning Association develops new factsheets

The All Party Oireachtas Interest Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Development, of which the Irish Family Planning Association holds the Secretariat, has developed a set of factsheets on the importance of sexual and reproductive...

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27 March 2015

“Let’s Save Lives” celebrated World TB Day at the European Parliament

On 24 and 25 March our member DSW (Germany) closed its “Let’s Save Lives” Campaign and celebrated World TB Day with a Twitter chat and a public event at the European Parliament.

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22 March 2015

New strategic alliance for youth and sexual and reproductive health and rights

The project ‘Right Here, Right Now' -pushed forward by our Dutch members Rutgers WPF and dance4life, together with Hivos, CHOICE for youth and sexuality and other three regional networks in the South- has been selected for one of the Dutch Ministry’s...

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17 March 2015

PSN contributes to UK parliamentary hearing on ‘Population Dynamics in the Post-2015 World’

On 16 March, the Population and Sustainability Network (UK) gave a presentation at the Houses of Parliament, providing evidence on the linkages between population dynamics, reproductive health and sustainable development.

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10 March 2015

Top street artists support Plan UK campaign

The campaign ‘Because I am a Girl’ of Plan UK was at the heart of London’s 2015 International Women’s Day celebrations at the Women of the World and Femme Fierce festivals. Street artists supported the campaign by creatively interpreting its key...

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27 February 2015

Negotiations on Post-2015 Declaration: Commat calls for a Declaration that ensures the achievement of all human rights

On 19 February, our colleague Marianne Haslegrave, Director of our member the Commonwealth Medical Trust (United Kingdom) made a statement during the Interactive Dialogue with Major Groups and other stakeholders, during second session of the...

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11 February 2015

Bulgarian NGOs sign agreement with Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10 February 2015 will be remembered as a key date for development cooperation in Bulgaria as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Bulgarian Platform for International Development (BPID) signed the first ever Memorandum of Understanding. Ventzislav...

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