We want to open the floor to the aspirations and frustrations of both sides, present some good practices of cooperation between scientists and policy maker s, and explore ways to make the glass wall less thick.
9:30 Welcome, coffee
10:00 Introduction- What makes communication between science and policy so difficult? (Marleen Temmerman, former senator and WHO – HRP director, currently professor at Aga Kahn University and Ghent University) How can science help SRHR policy making? (Leonardo Chavane, Country Director Jhpiego Mozambique) How can science help SRHR work on the ground ? (Tamar Khomasuridze , UNFPA Sexual and Reproductive Health Adviser for Eastern Europe and Central Asia)
11:30 Panel debate: what can be done to bring both worlds closer together?
14:00 Good practices and cases:
16:30 Closing lecture: what answer can ANSER provide? (Olivier Degomme, Ghent University, Science Director ICRH)
Fee and Registration: Participation is free, please register HERE before 15 November 2017.
Location: Les ateliers des tanneurs, Rue des Tanneurs, 58 – 62, 1000 Brussels