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Strengthening the capacities of parliamentary staff in sub-Saharan Africa to support engagement with women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health



Following the publication of a new roadmap for action on women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health, the IPU will be running a virtual training session for parliamentary staff together with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, the World Health Organization, Countdown to 2030, and Living Goods.

The session recognizes the important role of parliamentary staff in enhancing a parliament’s institutional memory and enabling effective parliamentary action. The training will be delivered in three webinars:

  • Understanding women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health
    17 June 2020, 10.30 a.m.–12.00 p.m. Central European Time (CET)
    Watch the video of the webinar
  • Creating an enabling legislative environment for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health
    24 June 2020, 10.30 a.m.–12.00 p.m. CET
  • Making the budget work for women, children and adolescents
    2 July 2020, 10.30 a.m.–12.00 p.m. CET

The webinars will be in English. They will be open to parliamentary staff from all countries in sub‑Saharan Africa, in particular legal and research staff, staff supporting health and health-related parliamentary committees, and existing parliamentary caucuses and networks focused on women’s, children’s and adolescent’s health.

Registration for the webinar series is open at the following link:

It is recommended to participate in the whole series.


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