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

2017

Written statement for the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Letters to Lithuanian President, Prime Minister and Speaker of the Seimas on draft law to restrict access to abortion in Lithuania

Welcome letter to new UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

Statement on Poland during the 27th session of the UPR

Statement on Lithuania during the 26th session of the UPR

Welcome letter to new Chair of the FEMM Committee

 

2016

Joint Statement on the planned  restriction of the availability of ulipristal acetate emergency contraceptive pills in Poland

Statement of the Women's Resource Center, Armenia, on changes in law on abortion

Joint Advocacy Statement and Call to Action Poland 22nd September 2016

ASTRA statement for the 60th UN Commission on the Status of Women

2015

Letter to FEMM Committee congratulating on the adoption of the Noichl report

Letter of support for Poland in connection to anti-choice bill in the Parliament

ASTRA statement directed to UN Missions at 59th CSW: EU countries I Eastern Europe, the Balkans and Caucasian countries

ASTRA and ASTRA Youth written statement for CPD48

Federation for Women and Family Planning written statement for CSW59

2014

Welcome letter to Chair of FEMM Committe, Ms. Iratxe Garcia Perez

ASTRA letter to the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations in New York on OWG-11

Feminist declaration for Post 2015

Letter to Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA on the ICPD+20 Global Report on behalf of the Platform to Promote SRHR Beyond 2015

Federation for Women and Family Planning oral statement for the 47th CPD

Joint ASTRA and ASTRA Youth written statement for the 47th CPD

Federation for Women and Family Planning written statement for the 58th CSW

ASTRA oral statement for the 58th CSW

Civil Society Platform to Promote SRHR beyond 2015 statement for the 57th CSW

ASTRA letter to the Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group, 07.01.2014

2013

Federation for Women and Family Planning and ASTRA support letter to MEP Edite Estrela, 24.10.2013

ASTRA letter on draft law restricting abortion to Marshal of the Polish Sejm, 25.09.2013 

Azerbaijan UPR statement at the 24th UN HRC, 20.09.2013

Russian UPR statement at the 24th UN HRC, 20.09.2013

Statement by Federation for Women and Family Planning as 24th UN Human Rights Council, „Decriminalization of Abortion: A human rights imperative” side event, September 17, Geneva

Federation for Women and Family Planning on behalf of ASTRA Network intervention at the UNECE Regional Population Conference "Enabling Choices: Population Priorities for the 21st century", July 1-2, Geneva

ASTRA Youth intervention at the UNECE Regional Population Conference "Enabling Choices: Population Priorities for the 21st century", July 1-2, Geneva

Romanian UPR Statement on behalf of the Federation for Women and Family Planing, ASTRA, A.L.E.G Romania and the Sexual Rights Initiative, 06.06.2013

Romanian UPR Statement on behalf of Sexual Rights Initiative, Action Canada for Population and Development, ECPI-Euro regional Center for Public Initiatives from Romania, SECS and the Global Justice Institute, 06.06.2013

Letter to the Lithuanian Parliament regarding abortion restrictions, June 4th

Letter against Draft Abortion Bill in Macedonia

Statement at the 4th UN High Level Panel Meeting, Bali, March 25-27

Open letter to Mr. Andris Piebalgs, Latvian member of the UN High Level Panel

Recommendations regarding post-2015 development framework submited after join ASTRA Network and Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice to Global G8/G20 Civil Society Working Group.

2012

Letter to the UNFPA's Executive Director dr Babatunde Osotimehin on CSO's input into the Global Survey

The Right to Abortion is Under Attack!- open letter on September 28th, My Body is Mine Campaign

Civil Society Letter to Helen Clark (UNDP) on Post 2015 Process

ASTRA Network congratulates His Excellency Demetris Christofias, President of Cyprus on overtaking leadership of the EU Council of Ministers.

Oral statement to the 45th session of the Commission on Population and Development delivered on behalf of Global Interfaith and Secular Alliance working for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health(GISA)

ASTRA Network congratulates Sophia in't Veld, MEP on her Report on Equality Between Men and Women in EU in 2011.

ASTRA Network congratulates Her Excellency Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark on overtaking leadership of the EU Council of Ministers.

 

Before 2012

• ASTRA Network supported by international SRH advocates expresses concern with the PACE's resolution on conscientious objection
• ASTRA Network congratulations to Michelle Bachelet on her appointment for Under Secretary of UN women
• ASTRA Network and Center for Reproductive Rights letter regarding to Belgian Presidency regarding proposed anti-discrimination directive
• Letter regarding Secretary General's Joint Action Plan
• ASTRA Network's congatulations letter to Commissioner Andor
• Commissioner Andor's response to ASTRA letter
• ASTRA Network's congatulations letter to Commissioner Dalli
• ASTRA Network's congatulations letter to Commissioner Vassiliou
• ASTRA Network's congatulations letter to Commissioner Pielbags
• ASTRA Network's congatulations letter to Commissioner Reding
• Commissioner Reding's response to ASTRA letter
• ASTRA Network's letter to Members of European Parliament who voted in favour of the Report on Equality of Men and Women in EU 2009.
• ASTRA Network's press release regarding Report on Equality of Men and Women in EU 2009.
• ASTRA Network letter to Mr. Robert Madelin Director General SANCO.
• ASTRA Network congratulates His Excellency José Luis Rodriguez, Prime Minister of Spain on overtaking leadership of the EU Council of Ministers.
• ASTRA Network's letter to Jeanette Lund, Attaché, Employment and Social Affairs Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, regarding the drafting of Council Directive on implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation presented by the Swedish Presidency.
• ASTRA Network's letter to Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of European Union(EPSCO) under the Swedish Presidency, 30 November – 1 December 2009 in Brussels.
• ASTRA Network's letter to the Council of the European Union - Education, Youth and Culture.
• ASTRA Network's letter to participants of the third EU Equality Summit, 16-17 November 2009
•ASTRA Network's letter regarding budget voting in the Development Committee
•ASTRA Network's letter regarding budget voting in the Women Rights Committee.
•ASTRA Network's letter to newly elected Members of European Plarliament.
•Letter to newly elected Members of European Plarliament.
• ASTRA Network welcomes the beginning of the Swedish Presidency. ASTRA Network letter to His Excelency Fredrik Reinfeldt.
• Astra Network letter to Ministers participants of Ministerial Conference on New Ways to Overcome Gender Stereotypes
• ASTRA Network letter to President Mrs. Miroslava Kopicová, Minister for Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic
• Center for Reproductive Rights and ASTRA's letter to the Health Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou
• ASTRA comments to Consultation: EU action to reduce health inequalities
• Letter to Mr. Robert MADELIN, Director General, European Commission, DG SANCO
• ASTRA Network letter to Ms Langbakk, Director Gender Equality Institute
• Astra Network letter to the Council of the EU - EDUCATION, YOUTH and CULTURE - Reply from Mr. Jozef Miskolci, Department for EU Affairs, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
• ASTRA Letter to EU Family Ministers - Response from Vladimir Spidla, Member of the European Comission
• Astra Letter to Czech Presidency
• Thank you letter to President Obama
• ASTRA's Letter to Kathalijne Buitenweg, Head of Unit Equality, Action Against Discrimination regarding draft of Council Directive on implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation
• Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama
• ASTRA Letter to the Head of Unit Equality, Action Against Discrimination
• ASTRA Statement on Proposal for Directive on implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation
• ASTRA Statement on Proposal for Directive on application of patients' rights in cross-border health care
• ASTRA Statement on the occasion of the 2nd UE Equality Summit, 29-30 September in Paris
• ASTRA comments to DG Sanco priorities for annual Work Plan 2009 - Answer from DG Sanco
• ASTRA Statement to the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) under the French Presidency, October 2008
• ASTRA Statement to the French Presidency, June 2008 - answer from the chief of president cabinet - answer from the chief of health ministry cabinet
• ASTRA Statement for EPSCO meeting, 9 - 10 June, 2008
• ASTRA Statement for e-Health Conference - May 2008 - answer from Ms Reding
• ASTRA Stetement to Ministers of Health during Slovenia Presidency - April 2008
• Letter to Vladimir Spidla, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, from ASTRA after Public Hearing in EP - February 2008 - response from Vladimir Spidla, May 2008
• Statement from Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning, in cooperation with Lithuanian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association, to the Lithuanian Parliamentarians concerning the abortion law - February 2008
• Petition to EU for Sexuality Education - Answer from the Committee on Petition - response from Committee on Petitions 03.06.2008
• ASTRA Letter to the High Level Committee on Public Health, October 2006
• ASTRA support for Kyrgyz women, June 2006
• UNGASS/ASTRA Stetement - Wanda Nowicka, June 2006
• Letter to Wolfgang Schussel - Austrian Presidency of the EU, April 2006
• Letter to Mr. Vladimir Spidla - European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities , February 2006, EU Commissioner Response to ASTRA Letter (24.03.2006), Chancellor Schüssel's Response to ASTRA Letter (23 May, 2006)
• Letter to the E.U. Net work of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights, December 2005
• Letter to the E.U. Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights, October 2005
• Letter to the governmental representatives during World Summit 2005
• EU Commissioner's Response to ASTRA Open Letter (06.06.2005), Letter to Mr. Vladimir Spidla - European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, March 2005
• Letter to M. Jean-Marie Cavada - Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, March 2005
• Open letter to Mrs. Anna Zaborska (MEP), February 2005
• Statement of European NGOs on the postponement of EU Commission vote, October 2004
• ASTRA Statement on May 28, 2004 - International Day of Action for Women's Health
• Bush HIV-GAG letter, March 2003
• Letter to the president of Portugal, February 2003
• Letter to the Committee on Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities, July 2002
• Letter of support for WHO resolution, May 2002
• Letter to the European Parliament on the Health Strategy... March 2001