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Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development Parliamentarians at the 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia โ€“ The 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) will be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 19-22 October, 2011. The conference under the theme โ€œClaiming Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Asian and Pacific Societiesโ€ is being organized upon the need to resolve issues of sexual and reproductive health, which is one of the current challenges faced by Asia-Pacific region. For more information, please see http://www.apcrshr6.org/

Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) as a parliamentary advocacy agency on the issues related to population will arrange the participation of parliamentarians from Asia-Pacific region in the 6th APCRSHR. The parliamentarians will be involved through two satellite sessions with UNFPA. The two satellite sessions aim to highlight pertinent issues on SRHR, showcase good practices of supporting politicians working on SRHR, promoting cutting-edge ideas and provide an avenue for networking:

Session: Parliamentarians and Young People Speak Out on SRHR

This interactive session features prominent international figure, young parliamentarians and young activists working on SRHR: This โ€œHard Talkโ€ session will be moderated by Aarti Dhar, Special Correspondent, The Hindu Newspaper, India.

Date and Venue: Thursday 20 October, 2011 from 17.15-18.45 Hrs. Room 6, Grha Shaba Pramana, UGM.

Session: Enhancing Political Commitment for Maternal Health

The session features panel discussion with Date and Venue: Saturday 22 October, 2011 from 13.30-15.15 Hrs. Room 6, Grha Shaba Pramana, UGM.

For more information, please contact AFPPD secretariat:

Mr. Shiv Khare, Executive Director: shivkhare@afppd.org

Ms. Sirisaranya Pakninrat, Programme Associate: sirisaranya@afppd.org

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