12-14 Nov 2019

The Nairobi Summit
on ICPD25

Accelerating the promise

Nairobi Statement

The Nairobi Statement was formulated after six months of global consultations led by the International Steering Committee on ICPD25, with hundreds of organizations and thousands of people involved. It provides a global framework for the formulation of government and partner commitments. Since it is non-binding, countries and other stakeholders may choose to support the Nairobi Statement in its entirety, in part, or not at all. In no way does supporting the Nairobi Statement infringe upon national sovereignty.

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33,000+
girls are forced into child
marriage every day
800+ women
women die each day
while pregnant
or during childbirth
1 in 5
women or girls will be assaulted
by their partner this year
232 M
women in developing countries lack
access to modern contraceptives
4 M
are at risk of
female genital mutilation
each year
1,000+
commitments made
33,000+
girls are forced into child
marriage every day
800+ women
women die each day
while pregnant
or during childbirth
1 in 5
women or girls will be assaulted
by their partner this year
232 M
women in developing countries lack
access to modern contraceptives
4 M
are at risk of
female genital mutilation
each year
1,000+
commitments made

The programme

The full programme is being developed and will be posted on this website when available. Overall, it will take an integrated approach to cover 5 themes:

  1. 1 Universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights as a part of universal health coverage.
  2. 2 Financing required to complete the ICPD. Programme of Action, and to sustain the gains made.
  3. 3 Drawing on demographic diversity to drive economic growth and achieve sustainable development.
  4. 4 Ending gender-based violence and harmful practices.
  5. 5 Upholding the right to sexual and reproductive health care even in humanitarian and fragile contexts.

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ICPD at 25:
Fulfilling the promise of Cairo

 

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