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?


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)


  • 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)