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
Jul
2015
13-16 July 2015

Third International Conference on Financing for Development Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

+ More informations
Jun
2015
Jun
2015
Jun
2015
15-17 June 2015

Uganda Maternal and Newborn Health Conference, Kampala, Uganda

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
17 November 2014

World Prematurity Daywith events planned in 60+ countries

Nov
2014
11-14 December 2014

4th International Congress of UENPS Athens, Greece

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
September 2014 (TBC)

WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

Jun
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
June 2014 (TBC)

Launch of the Lancet Midwifery Series

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

May
2014
May 2014

Incorporation of WHA comments into action plan

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

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

Dec
2013
12–13 December 2013

Global Stakeholder meeting New York, USA

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

Nov
2013
17 November 2013

World Prematurity Day Global and country events; global media campaign

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
2-5 October 2013

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

Oct
2013
October 2013

Draft of Every Newborn to WHO executive board Geneva, Switzerland

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 Thailand consultation meeting Thailand

Aug
2013
30 August – 1 September 2013

Every Newborn Asia Regional Consultation Kathmandu, Nepal

Aug
2013
24-25 August 2013

Every Newborn Afghanistan consultation meeting Afghanistan

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
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