We are excited to invite you to join and actively participate in preparations for September 28 – the Global Day of Action for Safe and Legal Abortion. After an incredible mobilisation last year which resulted in seventy five events held in more than fifty countries to commemorate September 28, we are looking forward to an even greater mobilisation this year.

Delegates of the ECLAC First Conference on Population and Development
Dorotea Wilson from the Articulación Regional Reads the CSO Declaration at the Regional Conference

The High-Level Task Force for the ICPD calls on States participating in the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean to accelerate efforts for achieving gender equality, the empowerment of women and young people and sexual and reproductive health and rights. 


Dear colleagues and friends,

Please see below the sign-on letter to UNFPA and UNESCAP on civil society participation in the ICPD regional review in Asia Pacific happening in Bangkok on September 16-20, 2013. Organisations are encouraged to sign on.

If you would like to endorse the letter, please email Cai Yiping (yiping[at] by Friday, August 16.

Please feel free to share to your networks!



Noeleen Heyzer

Executive Secretary

La Articulación Regional de  Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil de América Latina y el Caribe hacia Cairo + 20  coordina la participación de la sociedad civil en la I Conferencia Regional sobre Población y Desarrollo de América Latina y el Caribe que se llevará a cabo del 12 al 15 de agosto en Montevideo.

CSO Consultation for Post 2015 Development and the ESCAP Ministerial Dialogue on Post 2015. The events will be an opportunity to engage and call for stronger commitments to #SRHR in the post-2015 development agenda.  
The CSO conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on August 24-25 leading up to the Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Consultation on Post 2015, scheduled from 26-27 August 2013, organised by ESCAP