Background and Goals
"Inequality is not just about money, it’s about power, opportunity and rights - including the right to sexual and reproductive health."
Author of the quote: Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
The International Dialogue on Population and Sustainable Development underlines the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and population dynamics for achieving the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The International Dialogue on Population and Sustainable Development is an annual conference taking place in Berlin. Since 2002, it has been jointly organized by:
- DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung)
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
- International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
- KfW Entwicklungsbank
in close cooperation with:
The conference series is designed to encourage the exchange of best practice, information, and experience, and to facilitate the networking of national and international stakeholders. It has become one of the main forums to discuss issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights and population dynamics.
Important Information: The participation is by invitation only.