DateJuly 21, 2017
This document includes summaries of summaries of formal commitments made to Family Planning 2020 on 11 July 2017 at the Family Planning Summit. These commitments reflect pledges by new (or first-time) commitment makers to FP2020 and existing FP2020 commitment makers, who have revitalized previously made pledges, to accelerate progress on rights-based family planning programmes. Specifically, these commitment makers* include:
The government of Iceland also made a commitment to family planning and the sexual and reproductive health and rights sector at the Summit.
In addition, this document includes links to 11 Global Goods, a diverse set of group initiatives that are taking place in the reproductive health sector, involving various combinations of governments, donors, organizations, and multilateral agencies. Each Global Good is of signal importance to the family planning community and was highlighted at the Summit.
The Family Planning Summit was co-hosted by the UK Government, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in close partnership with the Family Planning 2020 Secretariat (FP2020). In parallel with the Summit in London, more than 3,000 people gathered at 34 satellite events across Afghanistan, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Thailand, and Uganda, demonstrating growing country leadership and support for family planning (see photos from satellite events here.)
Financial commitments announced at the Summit are expected to total at least $2.5billion USD (£1.9billion GBP) by 2020. The majority of the funding – $1.5billion USD (£1.16billion GBP) – has been committed by countries in Asia and Africa. Many of FP2020’s 38 partner countries made renewed commitments to accelerate family planning progress, and four new countries are joining the FP2020 partnership.
This document includes a list of summaries of commitments by commitment-type in alphabetical order.
FP2020 contributes to the goals of the Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, and a commitment to FP2020 is in support of the Every Woman Every Child movement.
*A subset of commitment makers listed on this site are currently in the process of ensuring their commitment is formally counted as an FP2020/EWEC commitment.
DateJuly 11, 2012
The UK Government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in partnership with UNFPA, national governments, donors, civil society, the private sector, the research and development community, and others from across the world came together on July 11, 2012 at the London Summit on Family Planning to support the right of women and girls to decide, freely and for themselves, whether, when and how many children they have. The Summit called for unprecedented global political commitments and resources that will enable 120 million more women and girls to use contraceptives by 2020.
To achieve these goals, the London Summit on Family Planning called upon partners to work closely together across a range of areas, including:
In total, more than 70 governments and organizations make commitments at the London Summit on Family Planning. Since the Summit, 10 more countries and organizations have made commitments to FP2020, and more are on the way.
To see a full list of the commitments made at the London Summit on Family Planning, please click here.
To search commitments by issue, commitment maker type, and other attributes, please click here.