07/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/13/2020 04:53
The launch is themed 'From Page to Action: Accountability for the Furthest Left Behind during COVID-19 & Beyond'.
The UN Secretary-General's Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman Every Child produced a landmark report which brings attention to data and accountability for the rights of women, children and adolescents health through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
This flagship virtual high-level event is co-hosted by the Governments of Japan, South Africa and Georgia aims to:
• Bring visibility to the critical importance of health accountability as a practical tool to ensure countries deliver on the promise of universal health coverage for women, children, adolescents and those furthest left behind;
• Energise and inspire stakeholders to act on the Independent Accountability Panel 2020 Report recommendations to strengthen social-political accountability, especially at the country-level, and make health accountability everyone's business;
President Ramaphosa will open the virtual launch of the UN Secretary General's Independent Accountability Panel 2020 Report as follows:
Date: 13 July 2020
The live broadcast of the virtual UN Secretary General's Independent Accountability Panel 2020 Report can be followed on https://www.everywomaneverychild.org/launch-of-the-2020-report-of-the-un-secretary-generals-independent-accountability-panel-iap-for-every-woman-every-child/.
Public enquiries: Presidential Hotline 17737
COVID19 Specific enquiries: NICD Hotline 0800 0029 999
Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to President Cyril Ramaphosa at [email protected]
Issued by: The Presidency