2017 EuroNGOs Conference: Key Resources, Key Takeaways and reports

Posted by Maria on November 23, 2017 at 9:17 am

On the 27th and 28th of September 2017 the Share-Net Netherlands team attended the EuroNGOs Conference in Brussels. The objectives of the conference were twofold:

  • Provide a platform for the SRHR community to unravel political and financial implications and put in place new narratives in the current political landscape and rise of populism. Share and collect best practices, techniques and approaches to respond to this changing context – at the global, regional and grassroots level.
  • Taking into account the shifting political landscape, come up with concrete strategies to use the global framework of the Sustainable Development Goals to mitigate this backlash and to put gender, human and sexual and reproductive rights firmly on the agenda of the implementation, follow-up and review of the SDGs.

You can find more about the program on the website.

For more information on what was discussed during conference, you can have a look at Key Resources from the 2017 EuroNGO’s Conference that Share-Net has prepared . We collected the main articles, websites and tools mentioned during the plenary sessions, parallel sessions and hub sessions.

You can check the official EuroNGO’s 2017 Conference report, here. In addition, for an overview of what happened during the 2017 EuroNGOs conference, see this video capturing the highlights of the event. To learn about the main takeaways related to particular topics discussed during the meeting, see:

Working together with different actors and sectors

Reframing our language 

• Impact of the Global Gag Rule on SRHR Funding and Programmes 

Understanding the opposition to SRHR

Here you can see an exclusive interview with Ailbhe Smyth on abortion and the Irish fight to repeal the 8th Amendment.

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