The United States has a long history of extending a helping hand to people overseas struggling to make a better life. It is a history that both reflects the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity as well as advances U.S. foreign policy interests. www.USAID.gov
The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations. www.PRB.org
Women Deliver is a global advocacy organization bringing together voices from around the world to call for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women. www.WomenDeliver.org
The mission of Girls’ Globe is to raise awareness and educate others about global issues concerning the rights, health, and empowerment of women and girls. Girls’ Globe is a network of passionate people and organizations working to improve the lives of women and girls, and through it, change the world. www.GlobeGlobe.org
UNFPA delivers a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA is the longest-serving multi-lateral agency leading in the field of family planning, and currently supports family planning progress in more than 150 countries. UNFPA promotes family planning as part of a comprehensive approach to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. This includes not only essential supplies but also training midwives, eliminating barriers to access, making family planning available to adolescents and unmarried people, empowering women and girls, engaging men and boys, responding in humanitarian emergencies, and mobilizing national and global commitment. www.unfpa.org
This is the third International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) held by the Gates Institute. The November 2013 conference will be co-hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia with a multitude of international and national partners. www.fpconference2013.org
The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and broadens support for the United Nations through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, the Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by global corporations, foundations, governments, and individuals. www.unfoundation.org.
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.