Background and Goals

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and other participants posing for a group picture.

"Too many people, particularly the poor, still live without access to sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning, and laws designed to protect the rights of women and girls, where they exist, are often not enforced."

Author of the quote: Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, former Executive Director, UNFPA

Conclusion of the following content

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:

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.