15 JANUARY 2015 | GLOBAL — More than a thousand organisations around the world have joined together to launch a new campaign called action/2015 calling on local and world leaders to take urgent action to halt man-made climate change, eradicate poverty and address inequality. Announced by Malala when she accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, the movement aims to ensure the agreements of 2015 are shaped by the people. Many activities taking place around the world to mark the launch will be spearheaded by 15 year olds.
6 JANUARY 2015 | ONLINE — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in this blog looks at some of the moments and ideas that will shape 2015, declaring the year an “opportunity to move humankind towards the future we want and set our course for a sustainable future”.
22 DECEMBER 2014 | GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — PMNCH has released a report from its recent consultation process on the Global Financing Facility in support of Every Woman Every Child. This report has been developed to provide a timely and constructive input to the GFF business planning process, and as such, will feed in more broadly to the 2015 development of an updated Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health.
1-2 DECEMBER 2014 | GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — A two day retreat in Geneva brought PMNCH Board members together to decide on the Secretariat’s priorities and activities in 2015 and lay the foundation for the development of The Partnership’s post-2015 Strategic Framework. Mrs Graça Machel, PMNCH Board Chair welcomed members with a personal reflection on the post-2015 agenda, acknowledging the considerable challenges that lie ahead, but stressing the priority of ‘leaving no one behind’.
Women Deliver Young Leaders Program Opens for New Applicants
Women Deliver announces the opening of the application process for their new Young Leaders Program (YLP). The YLP is a three-year fellowship opportunity for young people under the age of 30 who are working to advance the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women around the world. The application process will be open until 1 March 2015.
The world we want 2015
The World We Want has been gathering the priorities of people from every corner of the world to help build a collective vision that will be used by the United Nations and world leaders to plan a new sustainable development agenda launching in 2015. Over 7 million people voted on their priority development issues last year and the results are presented in an interactive database.