16 March 2017

EWEC Everywhere Panel: Delivering integrated education and health services in humanitarian situations

The 4th panel of the Every Woman Every Child Everywhere series, entitled “Delivering integrated education and health services in humanitarian situations”.

Time10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. EST

Location: Express Bar, UN Headquarters, 3rd Floor

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Hosted by:

H.E. Ms. Laila Bokhari, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway

H.E. Dr. Mouza Hassan AlShehhi, Representative for the Women’s Empowerment File, General Women’s Union, United Arab Emirates

The Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Norway to the United Nations, in partnership with Every Woman Every Child, are convening the fourth panel in the Every Woman Every Child Everywhere panel series, on the margins of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61). The panel will consider:

1. Barriers to integration of food security, nutrition, health services and education in humanitarian situations and emergencies;

2. Gender issues related to education and health in emergencies – challenges and successful approaches; and

3. Innovative approaches to secure access to service delivery, including cross-sectoral approaches and bringing in new partners.

For further inquiries, please contact Ms. Silje Eggestad: silje.eggestad@mfa.no, +1 646-430-7570/+1 917-209-7776.