Mapping South-South Cooperation in the Arab States

Arab States

South-South Cooperation in the Area of Reproductive Health (ONFP)

Thursday, 28 May 2015 09:45 Written by 
  • Location(s): Tunisia
  • Type(s): Mechanism
  • Theme(s): Health
  • SDG(s): 3. Good health and wellbeing
  • Locations in the Arab States: Tunisia
  • Types in the Arab States: Mechanism
  • Themes in the Arab States: Health
  • SDGs in the Arab States: 3. Good health and wellbeing

Tunisia Geographic focus: African francophone countries, incl. Djibouti, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Togo, Chad

Arab countries: Mauritania, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt, and 

Asia countries: China, Indonesia. 

Thematic focus areas supported by the mechanism:

  1. Training in Tunisia and target countries.
  2. Technical assistance and sending experts in the short and medium term.
  3. Study visit and observation in Tunisia.
  4. Gender equality and democratic transition.

Steps/stages in practical application of the mechanism:

  1. Diagnosis of the situation and identification of the needs.
  2. Development of strategies and formulation of Reproductive Health requests.
  3. Capacity building.
  4. Monitoring and evaluation of reproductive health and family planning programmes.
  5. Identification of the themes of the 3 conferences.
  6. Contacts with bilateral cooperation in Tunisia, and UNFPA CO in other countries and identification of experts.
  7. Conference organisation (full day).
  8. Publication of the conferences report (early 2013).

Results to Date:

  1. Training in the Centre for Research (CEFIR) of ONFP of more than 2000 staff from African and Arab countries.
  2. Ten training sessions in targeted countries.
  3. More than 30 short term technical assistance missions and 9 permanent experts (Niger, Mali and Mauritania).
  4. 3 international joint workshops (CREDIF-UNFPA) on gender equality and democratic transition in Tunis (September, October, November, 2012) with a participation of around 350 representatives of civil society organisations, government bodies and ministries, as well as the National Constituency Assembly, Tunisia

Most Recent Annual Budget (USD): 40,000

Total Budget (USD): 40,000

Focal Point and Contact: 
Imen Kalai CREDIF: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adnen Bel Hadj Aissa ONFP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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