April 8-11, 2019
Mumbai, India
AFP Group Photo 2019


Advance Family Planning (AFP) will hold its annual partners meeting in India this year. The aim of the 2019 meeting is greater synergy among AFP partners and collaborators in working to fulfill the Family Planning 2020 vision through increased political and financial support for family planning. AFP will welcome collaborators from more than a dozen countries.


  • Shared AFP progress since 2018 and priorities for 2019, including greater ownership of the family planning agenda
  • Enhanced vision of sustainability of effective advocacy at all levels of decision-making, graduation of geographies, and future of family planning advocacy beyond 2020
  • Shared understanding on mainstreaming SMART advocacy within and beyond AFP’s partners, collaborators, and government allies
  • Improved planning to analyze and use data to track progress and capture advocacy’s contribution to impact


Mervyn Christian (mervyn.christian@jhu.edu)