Conference on SRHR in Humanitarian Crises – University of Copenhagen

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Conference on SRHR in Humanitarian Crises

The Danish Family Planning Association (DFPA) and the Danish All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) are pleased to invite practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and students to a half-day conference on the challenges of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Humanitarian Crises. How do we deliver in contexts of conflict and fragility?

Program

12.30 Registration

13.00 Opening | Tania Dethlefsen, International Director, Danish Family Planning Association

13.05 Welcome | Mette Gjerskov, Chair of the Danish All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 

13.15 First Session | Kristian Jensen, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Denmark & Tewodros Melesse, Director General International Planned Parenthood Federation

13.45 Second Session | Dr Lama Mouakea, Executive Director, the Syrian Family Planning Association & humanitarian expert from UNFPA (TBC)

15.00 PANEL DISCUSSION |

  • Claus Haugaard Sørensen, Senior Advisor, the European Political Strategy Centre
  • Anders Ladekarl, Secretary General, the Danish Red Cross
  • Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen, Secretary General, the Dan Church Aid
  • Mette Gjerskov, Member of Parliament & Chair of APPG, the Social Democratic Party
  • Michael Aastrup Jensen, Member of Parliament & Vice Chair of APPG, the Liberal Party  
  • Martin Lidegaard, Member of Parliament, the Social Liberal Party

16.20 Closing | Michael Aastrup Jensen, Vice Chair of APPG

16.30-17.00 Reception

The conference will be moderated by Tania Dethlefsen, International Director, the Danish Family Planning Association.

Further information, detailed programme and online registration (link dead)