Sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in a fast changing world

24 Apr, 2012
  • Location: United Nations New York Conference room 2, North Lawn building
  • Date: 24th April 2012
  • Time: 1.15-2.30pm

HRP, UNFPA and WHO will co-host a panel session on how to respond to the opportunities an drisk for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people.

Discussions will address the following key questions:

  • What are young people saying about their sexual and reproductive health needs and rights ?
  • How can countries best respond ?
  • What have international organizations learned from their support of country responses?
  • Where do we go from here ?

The moderator will be Amy Boldosser, Acting Director, Family Care International

Panelists will include:
Chantal Umuhoza, Youth Advocate, Association Rwandaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial, Rwanda;
Oriana López, Programme Office, Red Balance, Mexico;
Doortje Braeken, Senior Adviser, International Planned Parenthood Federation;
Laura Laski, Chief, Sexual and Reproductive Health Branch, Technical Division, UNFPA;
Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Scientist, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, WHO;
Adrienne Germain, Reproductive Health Champion, 2012 United Nations Population Award winner;
Joar Svanemyr, Senior Adviser, SRHR, Global Health Section, NORAD