SERAC-Bangladesh organized the Bangladesh 1st National Youth Conference on Family Planning (BNYCFP 2016) on September 6, 2016, and it was followed by four other successful conferences (BNYCFP2017, BNYCFP2018, BNYCFP2019 and BNYCFP2020) in Dhaka claiming to be the largest youth focused annual event on SRHR in the country. Following the huge successes in the past five seasons of this National Youth Conference focusing on family planning, SRHR, and health issues of young people in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 we are delighted to announce the Bangladesh 6th National Youth Conference on Family Planning this year on September 21-22, 2021 in Dhaka.
In partnership with Bangladesh Youth Health Action Network (BYHAN), Coalition of Youth Organizations in Bangladesh (CYOB), Marie Stopes Bangladesh, Jhpiego, Pathfinder International, Population Action International (PAI), Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and UNFPA Bangladesh; SERAC-Bangladesh is hosting this hybrid (in-person & virtual) conference to strengthen a sustainable platform for young active advocates to learn and share experiences and renew commitment on different key dialogues on young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 5. About 1000 young people are expected to join as National Youth Delegates across the country who are affiliated with a youth organization/educational institution/SRHR and Family Planning organization.
The conference is expected to be attended by Ministers, MPs, high level government officials from multiple ministries and departments, UN officials, national and international health experts, academicians, NGOs, advocates, and active youth representatives from across the country.