Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 (Side event)

November 13, 2019
9:00 am-5:00 pm | Nairobi

Medical College

Translating Commitments to Action:  A Leading Role for Academia to Accelerate Global Development is a Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 side event.

The event is co-organized by UNFPA, the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, the International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), the Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy (ANSER), the  Aga Khan University (AKU) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

The event will highlight the key role that universities and education institutions play in generating knowledge, analysis, and expertise needed to accelerate the ICPD Programme of Action and the implementation of the SDGs as a universal and interlinked agenda.  

This event will include five panel discussions as well as a keynote discussion, and a call to action.  The panelists will discuss specific projects or research undertaken in relation to the panel topic, focusing on best practices and effective ways to advance these issues. There will be time for interaction with the audience as part of each panel to facilitate greater engagement with the issues.  

The event is limited to 125 people so please RSVP by Tuesday, November 12, 2019 if you wish to attend this event.  RSVP to Kay Yehoah at      


Aga Khan University

Lecture Theatre

3rd Parklands Road

Off Limuru Road