Now more than ever, the youth movement is working together to make sure all stakeholders address the needs of adolescents as a driving force of the SDGs. Business, as key drivers of social and economic progress are called on to work with the adolescent and youth community and contribute to advancing adolescent health and wellbeing. It is not only the right thing to do, but an essential investment in our human capital and future.
This dynamic discussion looks at where we currently stand with regard to advancing adolescent health, current actions from the private sector and opportunities for greater impact. Also, learn about some of the exciting initiatives being spearheaded by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health’s new Adolescent & Youth Constituency.
Moderator and welcome remarks: UNF (5 min)
Setting the Scene: Challenges & Interventions - Technical Panel (20 min):
- UNFPA (political overview on adolescent health)
- WHO (technical perspective, highlighting AA-HA)
- Adolescent & Youth Constituency
Private Sector Response, Contributions & Opportunities: Private Sector Panel (20 min)
Q&As and open discussion (40 min)
Next steps & closing remarks: PMNCH (5 min)
This event is hosted by the United Nations Foundation, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and the American Public Health Association in support of Every Woman Every Child.