PSN chairs UK London Launch of the 2015 FP2020 Progress ReportNovember 12, 2015
PSN’s Karen Newman chaired the virtual launch of the FP2020 progress report at an event hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation offices in London.
The event was co-organised by Marie Stopes International, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, the HIV/AIDS Alliance and Plan UK. Highlights from the FP2020 progress report, which was launched via video-link to Washington DC, were presented by FP2020 Executive Director Beth Schlachter.
As part of the launch event, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged an additional investment of $120 million over 3 years, which is a 25% increase of its financial commitment.
Following the report launch, Karen chaired a discussion, which included interventions from FP2020 via video link, Marie Stopes International, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, and other UK civil society organisations.