October 10-11, 2017 Meeting Reports for the CSO and Youth meetings held prior the FP2020 Reference Group Meeting are now available.
FP2020 organized a CSO meeting in collaboration with the Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) on October 11, 2017, at the Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Nigeria. The FP2020 –AAFP CSO meeting served as a platform for the exchange of ideas around key issues in family planning in Nigeria and provided an opportunity for CSOs to reflect on their work in accelerating the momentum towards universal access to family planning information, services, and supplies.
The October 2017 FP2020 Reference Group meeting in Nigeria included a Youth Forum co-hosted by youth-led organizations. Margaret Bolaji, the Reference Group Youth Seat member, along with Jennifer Amadi of the African Youth Initiative on Population Health and Development, and other SRHR youth champions in-country, organized a full day workshop focused on building a collective advocacy strategy. The FP2020 Reference Group Youth Meeting was held on October 10, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Abuja. About 30 young participants, drawn from over 10 youth-led organizations across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria, were in attendance (see participants’ list in the annex).