Alvaro Bermejo

International Planned Parenthood

Dr. Bermejo has more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in global federations, working across HIV and AIDS, humanitarian issues and health policy. Under his leadership, IPPF radically transformed its governance structure and resource allocation system so that its Member Associations and young people are the centre of its work. At CIFF he helped build an adolescent sexual and reproductive health portfolio in addition to the more established health, nutrition, and education portfolios. Dr Bermejo qualified as a Medical Doctor, holds master’s in Public Health and Overseas Development Cooperation._x000D_

Event Schedule

18 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
06:30 pm EEST 08:00 pm EEST Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage/Unions in the Face of a Polycrisis, including through Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Side Event
Kigali Convention Center - Room AD 10-1

This side-event co-hosted by the Government of Canada, UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to End Child Marriage, and Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Read More

H.E. Mary Robinson

Chair of The Elders and former President of Ireland

Modupe Oladunni Taiwo

Program Director

Save the Children

Alvaro Bermejo


International Planned Parenthood

Marci Ien

Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth

Government of Canada

Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan

Minister of International Development

Global Affairs Canada, Government of Canada

Faith Mwangi-Powell


Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage

H.R.H. Mabel van Oranje

Founder and Global Champion

Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage


Magdalene Dorto

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Deborah Nyirenda

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Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda