The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is calling on all SRHR advocates to submit articles on the CPD for our upcoming Watchdog Publication.
YCSRR produces their event-based newsletter, the Watchdog, at many international conferences and events. The YCSRR uses the Watchdog as an advocacy tool with policy and decision-makers. The YCSRR is attending the 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) being held at the United Nations in New York City from 7-11 April 2014 with the theme Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development.
For this edition of the Watchdog they are looking for articles discussing the following topics:
- Experience on what the ICPD PoA has brought to your country;
- How the ICPD PoA impacts the grass-roots level, by providing examples of best practices on abortion services and comprehensive sexuality education;
- How the ICPD should be integrated into the Post-2015 development framework;
- The emerging issues that need to be integrated into the Post-2015 development framework.
Age Requirements: Only submissions written by young people under 30 years of age will be considered. Exceptions may be made for group submissions if written primarily by young people under the age of 30.
Young people under the age of 18 are strongly encouraged to submit articles. Articles are welcome in any widely spoken language (not necessarily UN language) and should not exceed 1 page. Please include pictures, if possible, as well as your full name, date of birth and organizational affiliation, if relevant.
with subject line “CPD47 Watchdog Submission” no later than 10 March 2014 (midnight EST). Articles submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Please include your full name, country of citizenship/residence and age with your submission.