Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Monday 3 June

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm PST

Candid Conversation with Young People

Host: Lyse Doucet, Journalist, BBC News - Bersabeh Kassaye, Project Coordinator, Project SHEBA, Ethiopia - Arash Bordbar, Chair, UN Refugee Agency Global Youth Advisory Council

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4:15 pm - 4:30 pm PST

On the Ground

Hear directly from delegates at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference Host: Lucia Knell, Upworthy/Good

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm PST

The Power of Us: Opening of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Let us join together and kick-off the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. Enjoy an indigenous welcoming ceremony, a high-powered plenary discussion, as well as some good beats. The Power of Us opening will explore the frame of WD2019 “Power. Progress. Change.”…

Speakers
Katja Iversen Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Lyse Doucet Her Excellency President Sahle-Work Zewde His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta Farwiza Farhan Natasha Mwansa +3
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Plenary
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

The Takeaway

A journalist roundtable recapping the opening day Host: Thembisa Fakude, Head of Research, Al Jazeera Center for Studies - Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO, Plan International - Kgomotso Matsunyane, Journalist, KAYA FM - Martin Aguirre, Journalist

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Opening Reception

Enjoy music, hors d'oevres, and meeting your fellow delegates!

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Special Event
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

A Humanitarian Imperative: Reducing the Risk of Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies and Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Hosted by: Action Against Hunger and UNICEF What is our imperative to reduce risks of gender-based violence for communities affected by humanitarian crisis? What does ‘safety’ mean in an environment of systemic violence for women in Vancouver’s…

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Side Event

Tuesday 4 June

6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Business Unusual: Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health with Equity, Quality and Continuum of Care

Hosted by: UNICEF Sustainable Development Goals and EWEC strategy has provided the impetus for transformational programming for national efforts to improve health and well-being of mothers, newborns and adolescents. The side event session will discuss…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Catalytic Funding for Social Businesses: A More Effective Approach to Breaking Gender Barriers?

Hosted by: SPRING Accelerator, Australian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade This session, which follows a networking breakfast, brings together donors, investors and award-winning South Asian and East African social enterprises to explore how…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Healthy Women, Healthy Economies: New Insights into Womenomics

Hosted by: EMD Serono, Inc., the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in the US and Canada as the founding private sector partner of Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Women’s contributions to health are valued at 5% of global…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Gender Equality Starts Early: Interventions to Transform Gender Norms Among Very Young Adolescents

Hosted by: Institute for Reproductive Health Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Early adolescence (ages 10-14) is a period of rapid change and considerable opportunity. While very young adolescents (VYA) are increasingly…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

FP2020 Reference Group and Alumni Breakfast

Hosted by: FP2020 FP2020 Reference Group and Alumni Breakfast By invitation only. Location available upon RSVP.

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Court of Sex: Breaking Taboos around Sexual and Reproductive Health

Hosted by: Population Foundation of India The session will showcase successful examples of Social & Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) programs to strengthen individual and collective agency to make the leap from power to social change. The time has…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

The Power of We: #TimeToAct on Mental Health

Hosted by: Johnson & Johnson This session is part of Johnson & Johnson's "The Power of We" series aiming to explore the unlimited power of collaboration in driving change and solving global challenges. The series will bring together unlikely groups of…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

A Woman Even Here: Women Issues in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab States Region

Hosted by: UNFPA Arab States RO and IPPF Arab World RO Arab States feature prominently in global statistics for fragility and humanitarian crises. While remarkable progress has been achieved during the past decade protecting the health and rights of…

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Side Event
6:15 am - 7:45 am PST

Foodies That Give a Fork! Getting Unusual Suspects to the Table for Better Nutrition

Hosted by: SDG2 Advocacy Hub, Scaling Up Nutrition, World Food Programme, World Vision Canada, UN SG’s Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent, Nutrition International, RESULTS Canada, Power of Nutrition Bringing…

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Side Event
6:30 am - 8:00 am PST

From Global Movement to Local Action: Gender and SRHR Within Universal Health Coverage

Hosted by: IPPF (International Planned Parenthood Federation) & SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) As countries plan the path towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC), this session explores how to optimise local efforts and novel…

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Side Event
6:30 am - 8:00 am PST

Women and Girls Metrics: Influencing Shifts in Global Health Financing

Hosted by: ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership Gender influences all health outcomes as barriers exist at differing levels, from the individual to the household to the community, thus impacting global level efforts to achieve Health for All. Public…

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Side Event
6:30 am - 8:00 am PST

AmplifyChange Impact: Grantee Voices

Hosted by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark and AmplifyChange AmplifyChange is marking 5 years since we launched as a fund to support mainly grassroots civil society organisations advocate for improved sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).…

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Side Event
6:45 am - 8:00 am PST

#ThePowerOf Storytelling: How Can Technology Ignite Stories of Advocacy?

Hosted by: HP Inc. “You’re never going to kill storytelling because it’s built into the human plan. We come with it.” - Margaret Atwood As one of the oldest forms of education, storytelling holds tremendous power in passing down and affirming…

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Side Event
6:45 am - 8:00 am PST

IHSLAC: Changing Women's and Children's Lives in the Americas

Hosted by: PAHO - IHSLAC Join us for breakfast and learn how women and children in 11 countries are benefiting from the unique "Integrated Health Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean" partnership between Canada and the Pan American Health Organization…

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Side Event

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