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During this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 76), world leaders, advocates, and private sector actors will come together virtually from 14 - 30 September to address the world’s most pressing challenges – from COVID-19 to climate change.

Once again, UNGA will stream directly onto screens around the world. As advocates, we have a unique opportunity to reinforce why gender equality – and the health and rights of girls and women, in all their intersecting identities – must remain at the center of every discussion and decision.

This year, Women Deliver is proud to support meaningful youth engagement and co-leadership at UNGA through the attendance of over 50 Women Deliver Young Leaders at YOUNGA  and UNGA.

We hope you will join us in championing why building forward a healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable world for all people and the planet depends on realizing gender equality. Tune in to the events Women Deliver staff, Young Leaders, and partners will participate in, and follow us on Twitter for live coverage throughout UNGA. 

Our Recommended Events 

Women's Economic Empowerment at the Generation Equality Forum: What's Been Promised and What's Next?
Tuesday, September 14 | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM ET


Join the Center for Global Development and Women in Global Health in reflecting on the Generation Equality Forum's outcomes, particularly those from the Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition. 
 
Global Week to #Act4SDGs
Friday, September 17 – Tuesday, September 28


Join the Global Week to #Act4SDGs to hear from changemakers from around the world about their vision for overcoming key global issues and to register the actions that you or your organization are taking to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
 
Annual PMNCH Accountability Breakfast: Improving Health Equity in Africa
Wednesday, September 22 | 7:30 AM-9:00 AM ET


Join this year’s PMNCH Accountability Breakfast to hear from influential speakers about how to achieve greater equity for women, children, and adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa using innovative solutions to address injustice and improve well-being.
 
Safeguarding SRHR in Conflict Settings
Wednesday, September 22 | 10:05 AM-10:35 AM ET


Join Women Deliver Young Leader Juliana Laguna Trujillo, in conversation with senior leadership at MSI Reproductive Choices and the Women’s Refugee Commission, in a panel discussion about practical recommendations for safeguarding SRHR in conflict settings at the Devex UHC Pavilion.
 
#NextGenerationIsNow: How Young Leaders are Increasing Access to Contraception
Tuesday, September 28 | 10:00 AM-11:15 AM ET


Join Girl Up, the Guttmacher Institute, Pathfinder, and Women Deliver at the launch of the #NextGenerationIsNow Campaign to hear from young leaders about the solutions needed to bolster young people's access to contraception around the world.
 
Safeguarding and Advancing SRHR in Universal Health Coverage: Prioritizing SRHR in UHC before, during, and after COVID-19
Wednesday, September 29 | 9:00 AM-10:30 AM ET


Join Women Deliver, Women Deliver Board Member and former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark, and key stakeholders from the Alliance for Gender Equality and Universal Health Coverage, Ipas NepalKEFEADO, the United Nations University's International Institute for Global Health, and the WHO, as we begin preparations for the 2023 UN High-Level Meeting on UHC, in exploring UHC as a pathway for advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and building forward a more gender-equal future, including in COVID-19 response and recovery.

Registration link coming soon

The WD2023 Conference Advisory Group will provide strategic advice and input on the development and implementation of WD2023 and the Global Dialogue by co-creating the Conference's theme, design, and programming. This group of diverse stakeholders will also play a leading role in shaping the Global Dialogue, fostering collaboration, and driving collective action before, during, and after the Conference.

The mission of the Advisory Group is to: 

1. Ensure that WD2023 is co-designed to be the most inclusive, diverse, accessible, and consultative Women Deliver Conference yet.

2. Share strategic advice regarding Conference content, operations, and the implementation of Conference programming.

3. Provide mobilization support and disseminate information to a broader network of advocates to help increase participation and diversify the Conference audience. 
 
4. Contribute to the co-design and co-creation of the Conference.
To learn more or apply, please click here or below. Applications are available in English, French, and Spanish. 
Click here to apply by October 4, 2021 for WD2023's Advisory Group >>
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