Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC)

Milestones 2020 to 2011 Archives

WHEC: A Timeline of Collaborations - Dedicated to Women's and Children's Health and Well-being Worldwide


10-19 February: Written Statement; published by 58th Session of Commission for Social Development (CSocD) on Universal Health Coverage - A Concept Note; UN Document: E/CN.5/2020/NGO/60;

17 February: Side Event, 58th Session of CSocD; Housing: An important Determinant of Health.

9-20 March: 64th Session of Commission on the Status of Women; Written statement UN Document: E/CN.6/2020/NGO/118. Title: Empowering women and communities through education, health and technology: a concept note.

30 March - 3 April: 53rd Session of Commission on Population and Development; Written Statement, UN Document: UN/CN.9/2020/NGO/1. Title: Healthy mother healthy infant through nutrition - The need for strategic planning and promotion.

7-16 July: 2020 ECOSOC High-Level segment; Agenda item 5. UN Document: E/2020/NGO/1. Title: Efforts of WHEC in the provision of e-Governments and Integrated e-Health Care.


January - 2017 PROGRESS NARRATIVES FOR COMMITMENTS MADE TO THE EVERY WOMAN EVERY CHILD GLOBAL STRATEGY (2016-2030) NARRATIVES FROM EVERY WOMAN EVERY CHILD NON-STATE COMMITMENT-MAKERS (released in January 2019). https://www.who.int/pmnch/activities/advocacy/globalstrategy/2016_2030/2018-progress-narrative-updates.pdf The Women's Health and Education Center's (WHEC's) action and progress is stated on page 88.

14 January - Commission on Population and Development, published statement E/CN.9/2019/NGO/3 http://www.womenshealthsection.com/content/documents/N1901016.pdf It is available in all six languages of the UN. https://documents.un.org/ Symbol: E/CN.9/2019/NGO/3

11-21 February - Commission for Social Development, published statement E/CN.5/2019/NGO/1 Title: Ending Child Marriage and Protecting Vulnerable Girls & Women https://undocs.org/E/CN.5/2019/NGO/1

23 August - Ms. Upasana Chauhan, Main Representative of the Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) at the UN in New York, was elected as the Secretary of the UN NGO/DPI Executive Committee Board - 2019 - 2021.


January - Greetings from THE WHITE HOUSE; President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.

January - Greetings from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

January - Letter of Support from THE WHITE HOUSE; President Donald J. Trump.

January - UN Document, Economic and Social Council, Commission on Population and Development, E/CN.9/2018/NGO/2

17 April - Tuesday chat series @ UNDPINGO - Child Marriages - Call to Action with UNICEF HQ

10 July - Side Event @ High Level Political Forum (HLPF) - Panel discussion on WHEC Global Health Line and its LINK (Learning Innovation Network Knowledge) Access Project - to provide access to reproductive health research, worldwide. Available at UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/watch/player/5807660229001

13 November & 29 November - Support and acknowledgment of THE WHITE HOUSE; President Trump.


January - Greetings from THE WHITE HOUSE; President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

6 February - UN Document - WHEC Annual Project Report.

14 July - Commitment Progress with Every Women Every Child, published and updated.

July - Invited and participated at the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF).


July - UN Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals; #SDGAction 1212

July - Acknowledgment of President Barack Obama, THE WHITE HOUSE.

August - Acknowledgment of WHO - Assistant Director-General Family, Women's and Children's Health.


January - The Acknowledgement and Greetings of UN Secretary General Mr. BAN Ki-moon.

10 March - Invited and attended United Nations Secretary-General hosted event, Saving Lives, Protecting Futures, an Every Woman Every Child high-level event, in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and the launch of Progress Report on the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health.

29 May - The Economic and Social Council UN Document E/2015/NGO/2 regarding Post-2015 development agenda in High Level Segment, got accepted and published.

8 July - Invitation to High-Level Segment of ECOSOC for presentation of UN Document - E/2015/NGO/2


January - The Acknowledgement and Greetings of UN Secretary General Mr. BAN Ki-moon.

18 June - 2014 ECOSOC Substantive Session - 2014 High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) accepted the written statement of WHEC; Document symbol: E/2014/NGO/53

25 September - Attended and participated in breakfast meeting for UN MDG Advocates and in the afternoon a high level segment at 69th UN General Assembly of Every Woman and Every Child on invitation of UN Secretary General BAN Ki-moon at Trusteeship Council, UN Headquarters.


January - The Greetings of UN Secretary General Mr. BAN Ki-moon and Mrs. BAN Soon-taek;

February - Committee on NGOs at its 2013 regular session, which closed on 8 February 2013, recommended with note the quadrennial reports of 277 non-governmental organizations. Women's Health and Education Organization which is non-profit entity of Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) was one of them (listed on page 14, United Nations Economic and Social Council E/C.2/2013/L.1/ REV. 1);

July - Oral Statements at 2013 Annual Ministerial Review by request from the Office of the President of Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

October - Support from the Yale OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT for collaboration.


January - Acknowledgment received from UN Secretary General BAN Ki-moon for the work to advance global agenda in Women's Health.

25 September - Analyzing Progress on Commitments to the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health; PMNCH 2012 Report and website included WHEC's initiatives and released at 67th General Assembly Session at UN Headquarter, NY


4 May - The Secretariat of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) is pleased to welcome Women's Health and Education Centre as a member of The Partnership -- Hosted by the World Health Organization.

20 September - UN Secretary General BAN Ki-moon's invitation to participate in forum at UN Headquarter, ECOSOC Chamber -- Every Woman Every Child -- The Effort to Advance the Global Strategy.

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