9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights

Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam

The Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) is a biennial gathering of civil society, young people, academia, government, media, private sector, and development partners from the region concerned about sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).  The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, plays a prominent role at each APCRSHR.

The 9th APCRSHR is being held in Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam, with the theme: Leave No One Behind! Justice in Sexual and Reproductive Health.

The conference objectives are:

1. To systematically review the performance of the Asia-Pacific region, sub-regions, and countries including the good SRHR practices and lessons learned for diverse groups and social settings;

2. To identify the current and future roles and accountability of different stakeholders particularly NGOs, national and local governments, and development partners in achieving key SRHR results;

3. To explore new paradigms, innovative ideas, and strategies that would meaningfully address emerging SRHR issues, challenges, accountability of stakeholders in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework;

4. To foster new alliances and to strengthen partnerships and cooperation in SRHR endeavours among diverse stakeholders from the region.

For the conference website, access http://apcrshr9vn.org/