ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health

Apr 22 2013

46th Session of UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD) will take place from 22-26 of April in New York. The CPD plays the primary role in the follow-up to the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development. The theme for the 2013 session will be New Trends in Migration: Demographic Aspects. More infomration can be accessed here: http://www.un.org/esa/population/cpd/cpd2013/cpd46.htm

Apr 16 2013

The final report of the Thematic Consultation on Health in the post 2015 development agenda is now finalised and accessible ONLINE. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights are featured as one of the main priorities for any future health goal or target in the post 2015 agenda. Equity, equality and reproductive health are mentioned as key components to achieve any health goal in the future global development. 
ASTRA Network contributed to this important report with its regional health consultation which was coorganised with East European Women's Network for SRHR and WHO. The consultation took place on 26-27 January 2013 in Moscow, Russian Federation. It resulted with an outcome report adressing health and post 2015 development agenda in Central and Eastern Europe region. 

Apr 11 2013

The current ICPD + 20 process is timing to review the implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) agreed by the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994. In the region comprising Europe, North America, Central Asia and Israel, the UN Economic Commission for Europe has coordinated the conduct of global survey on ICPD PoA implementation in its Member States. Based on the results and available data UNECE is preparing a report which will assess the progress made and identify good practices and contrains in implementing ICPD PoA in the region. This report will be launched at the UNECE Regional Conference in July which will mark the culmination of the review process in this region.

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Apr 03 2013

Latest issue of monthly ASTRA bulletin on SRHR issues in a regional and global perspective is now online.

Mar 28 2013

Irina Costache from A.L.E.G., Romania, ASTRA Board Member, delivered a statement during the 4th UN High Level Panel Meeting roundtable discussion on women's rights and the post 2015 development framework. The meeting was was held in Bali on March 25-27. You can read her statement online. Enjoy!

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