Last month, 3,500 policymakers, practitioners, advocates, researchers, and youth delegates from around the globe descended upon Kigali for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning. In case you didn’t make it to Kigali, here are our key takeaways and the questions they raise.
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Building on Experience: Lessons about Family Planning from Four Former Directors of USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health
Last month, CGD hosted four former directors of USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health to reflect on their experiences, which spanned US administrations from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama. (You can watch the event here). Below, we highlight three main takeaways— the critical role of technical leadership, the importance of data, and the need to start with the end in mind when planning for successful transitions.