2016 ECOSOC Partnership Forum

Nisa PatelEvent

Since 2008, the ECOSOC Partnership Forum provides a platform for discussion on multi-stakeholder partnerships. As we enter a new era of sustainable development, the 2016 Partnership Forum will support the ECOSOC’s overall 2016 theme of “From Commitments to Results: Leveraging Partnerships for the 2030 Agenda” and will focus on: Identify key policy enablers that might be needed to accelerate cross-sectoral partnerships that … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 ECOSOC Partnership Forum

60th Commission on the Status of Women

Nisa PatelEvent

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and the advancement of women. During the Commission’s annual two-week session, representatives of UN Member States, civil society organizations and UN entities will to discuss evaluate progress on gender equality, identify challenges, set global standards, and formulate concrete policies that affect … Read More

Nisa Patel60th Commission on the Status of Women

Can Zika be an opportunity for building more resilient health systems?

Nisa PatelBlog, News

By Sancia Dalley, Vice President, GBCHealth Last week, the Philippines became yet another country in a growing list to caution women to delay pregnancy[i] as the country braces itself against an outbreak of the Zika virus. The virus is already spreading rapidly across Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as parts of the US, causing the World Health Organization … Read More

Nisa PatelCan Zika be an opportunity for building more resilient health systems?

Three ways business can help achieve the SDGs

Nisa PatelNews

Authors: Nancy Wildfeir-Field, John Simon and Suprotik Basu. This article originally appeared on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda blog on February 11, 2016. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have mobilized the most successful anti-poverty movement in history. Yet in 2016, we still find ourselves in a situation where millions of families have been left behind. With the launch of … Read More

Nisa PatelThree ways business can help achieve the SDGs

New Report | Private Sector Consultation on the Equitable Access Initiative

Margaret ArbogastNews

The Equitable Access Initiative (EAI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative established to build a new framework for classifying countries’ health needs and capacities beyond traditional economic metrics. The initiative aims to capture these factors as countries move along the development continuum from low- to middle-income status. Nine co-convening development organizations selected four analytical groups to develop potential models to better gauge … Read More

Margaret ArbogastNew Report | Private Sector Consultation on the Equitable Access Initiative