Call for Nominations: WHO’s independent Expert Review Group (iERG)
The World Health Organization has issued a Call for Nomination of a young
person for membership in the independent Expert Review Group (iERG); see
link below. This is an important opportunity for a young advocate to
participate in the iERG’s work monitoring and assessing the extent to which
all stakeholders honor their commitments to the Global Strategy for Women’s
and Children’s Health in the lead up to 2015 and helping to shape
recommendations around global and national accountability frameworks for
commitments to women’s and children’s health.
In their 2013 Report to the UN Secretary General, the iERG members point to
a gap in global and national accountability : Adolescent health is a
In this spirit, the iERG requested the addition of a new member to
represent adolescents in their group. In order to address this request, WHO
is soliciting nominations for a young person.
Deadline: October 31,2013