Events Calendar

Every Newborn was developed through an extensive outreach and consultation process involving national, regional and global events, from July 2013, to review and adoption of the plan at the World Health Assembly May 2014. The final action plan was launched at the Partner’s Forum in Johannesburg in June 2014. Major events and milestones are shown on the timeline below.Download a pdf of the calendar

Global and Regional Action

Nov
2015
Oct
2015
Oct
2015
Sep
2015

25-27 September 2015

UN Summit on post-2015 New York, USA

Sep
2015

15-20 September 2015

Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies (jENS) 2015 Budapest, Hungary

+ More informations
Sep
2015

2-4 September 2015

International Society for Child Indicators Cape Town, South Africa

+ More informations
Aug
2015
Jul
2015
Jul
2015
Jun
2015

13-16 July 2015

Third International Conference on Financing for Development Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

+ More informations
Jun
2015
Jun
2015
Jun
2015
May
2015
Apr
2015

8-13 April 2015

Helping Babies Survive: Asia Regional Workshop Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mar
2015

11 March 2015

ENAP webinar on metrics activities Online

Mar
2015
Mar
2015

4 March 2015

GLOW 2015: Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn: The Post-2015 Research Agenda London, UK

+ More informations
Feb
2015

26-27 February 2015

Stakeholder Consultation on the updated Global Strategy New Delhi, India

+ More informations
Feb
2015
Feb
2015

11 February 2015

ENAP webinar on country implementation activities Online

Feb
2015
Nov
2014

11-14 December 2014

4th International Congress of UENPS Athens, Greece

Nov
2014

17-19 November 2014

November International KMC Conference Kigali, Rwanda

Nov
2014

17 November 2014

World Prematurity Daywith events planned in 60+ countries

Oct
2014

23-24 October 2014

Nigerian Newborn Health Conference Nigeria

Oct
2014

19-22 October 2014

WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean Tunisia

Oct
2014

17-21 October 2014

5th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Barcelona, Spain

Oct
2014

13-17 October 2014

WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific Philippines

Sep
2014

29 September – 3 October 2014

WHO Regional Committee for the Americas Washington D.C., USA

Sep
2014

17-18 September 2014

India Lancet Every Newborn series and national action plan launch

Sep
2014

16-29 September 2014

United Nations General Assembly New York

Sep
2014

15-18 September 2014

WHO Regional Committee for Europe Copenhagen, Denmark

Sep
2014

1-5 September 2014

WHO Regional Committee for Africa Benin

Sep
2014

September 2014 (TBC)

WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

Sep
2014

30 June – 1 July 2014

Launch of Every Newborn Action Plan at the Partner’s Forum Johannesburg, South Africa

Jun
2014

26-27 June 2014

AU Summit of African Heads of State Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Jun
2014

25-26 June 2014

Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths Washington, USA

Jun
2014

1-5 June 2014

Launch of the “State of the World’s Midwifery” report at the 30th triennial congress of the International Confederation of Midwives Prague, Czech Republic

Jun
2014

June 2014 (TBC)

Launch of the Lancet Midwifery Series

May
2014

May 2014

Incorporation of WHA comments into action plan

May
2014

28-30 May 2014

Saving Every Woman Every Child: Within Arm’s Reach Summit Toronto, Canada

May
2014

21 May 2014

Every Newborn breakfast event at Canadian Mission Geneva, Switzerland

May
2014

20 May 2014

Launch of Lancet Every Newborn series New York, USA

May
2014

19-23 May 2014

Discussion of Every Newborn Action Plan at World Health Assembly Geneva, Switzerland

May
2014

6 May 2014

Launch of Save the Children “State of the World’s Mothers” report

May
2014

5 May 2014

International day of the Midwife

May
2014

2 May 2014

Every Newborn Panel at Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting Vancouver, Canada

Apr
2014

14-17 April 2014

WHO/ AU joint meeting for African Ministers of Health Luanda, Angola

Apr
2014

April 2014

Draft Every Newborn Action Plan submitted in anticipation of WHA

Mar
2014

March 2014

Every Newborn Action Plan revision following comments from Executive Board and online consultation Geneva, Switzerland

Feb
2014

25 February 2014

Launch of Save the Children Newborn report

Feb
2014

February 2014

Online consultation on draft Every Newborn Action Plan

Feb
2014

February 2014

Country briefings on draft Every Newborn Action Plan in Geneva and New York

Jan
2014

20-25 January 2014

Every Newborn Action Plan presented to WHO Executive Board Geneva, Switzerland

Nov
2013

15 November 2013

Discussion on the prevention and care of preterm birth and the Every Newborn Action Plan at World Prematurity Day Events Geneva, Switzerland and New York, USA

Nov
2013

15 November 2013

World Prematurity Day Global day of action by all stakeholders; global media and social media campaigns

Nov
2013

12-15 November 2013

Third International Conference on Family Planning Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Nov
2013

November 2013

Every Newborn Philippines consultation meeting Philippines

Oct
2013

23 October 2013

National governments and development partners meet to discuss the development of the Every Newborn plan Every Newborn policy roundtable, Geneva

Oct
2013

October 2013

Kangaroo Mother Care acceleration meeting in Istanbul Istanbul, Turkey

Oct
2013

October 2013

Draft of Every Newborn to WHO executive board Geneva, Switzerland

Oct
2013

2-5 October 2013

The 1st FIGO Africa Regional Conference of Gynecology and Obstetrics Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sep
2013

23-29 September 2013

UN General Assembly and high-level meeting on the post-MDG framework New York, USA

Sep
2013

16-21 September 2013

Every Newborn Democratic Republic of Congo consultation meeting Democratic Republic of Congo

Sep
2013

10-12 September 2013

A Promise Renewed for the Americas (USAID/PAHO/ WHO) Panama

Sep
2013

5-8 September 2013

The 8th International Neonatal Nursing Conference Belfast, Northern Ireland

Sep
2013

2 September 2013

Every Newborn Senegal consultation meeting Senegal

Sep
2013

September 2013

Every Newborn Nigeria consultation meeting Nigeria

Sep
2013

September 2013

Every Newborn Thailand consultation meeting Thailand

Aug
2013

30 August – 1 September 2013

Every Newborn Asia Regional Consultation Kathmandu, Nepal

Aug
2013

24-29 August 2013

The 27th International Congress of Pediatricians Melbourne, Australia

Aug
2013

24-25 August 2013

Every Newborn Afghanistan consultation meeting Afghanistan

Aug
2013

15-16 August 2013

Every Newborn Pakistan consultation meeting Pakistan

Aug
2013

15-16 August 2013

Every Newborn Kenya consultation meeting Kenya

Aug
2013

13 August 2013

Every Newborn Malawi consultation meeting Malawi

Aug
2013

11-13 August 2013

Every Newborn Nepal consultation meeting Nepal

Aug
2013

1-3 August 2013

International RMNCH Conference Johannesburg, South Africa

Aug
2013

August 2013

Every Newborn India consultation meeting India

Aug
2013

August 2013

A Promise Renewed Launch ministry of health launch

Aug
2013

August 2013

A Promise Renewed Launch Uganda

Aug
2013

August 2013

Every Newborn Tanzania consultation meeting Tanzania

Jul
2013

28 July 2013

A Promise Renewed Launch Liberia

Jul
2013

15-16 July 2013

(heads of state meeting) Abuja, Nigeria

Jul
2013

14-19 July 2013

Third International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Africa Regional Conference Nairobi, Kenya

Jul
2013

9-11 July 2013

Every Newborn West Africa Consultation meeting Dakar, Senegal

Jul
2013

8-9 July 2013

health experts meeting

Jul
2013

4-16 / 8-9 / 15-16 July 2013

Abuja + 12 head of state meeting and preparatory meetings 4-5 July 2013 (CSO meeting)

Jul
2013

July 2013

A Promise Renewed Launch Senegal

Jun
2013

End June 2013

LAC Neonatal Alliance meeting El Salvador

Jun
2013

19-22 June 2013

11th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine Moscow, Russia

Nov
2013

17 November 2013

World Prematurity Day Global and country events; global media campaign

Nov
2013

19 November 2013

Technical symposium to discuss strategies for strengthening country programs for the prevention of preterm birth and the care of babies born too soon Washington DC, USA

Dec
2013

12–13 December 2013

Global Stakeholder meeting New York, USA