How to Participate in the London Family Planning Summit Discussion


This week we are in London covering the London Summit on Family Planning that will take place tomorrow morning through early evening. You will be able to watch live at


You can follow summit tweets at dialogue at the #fpsummit hashtag.


There will also be a tweetchat from 8:45 – 12 pm EST using the #fpchat hashtag.

More information can be found below:


Join the United Nations Foundation, Universal Access Project, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, DFID and more on July 11th for a London Summit on Family Planning Twitter chat. The chat will take place from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m and will focus on various issues related to the London Summit on Family Planning, including commitments, access to services, and effects of family planning on adolescent girls and maternal health. The Twitter chat will occur simultaneously with the conference in London, and allow those not in London to participate in the event. Follow the chat by using the hashtag #FPChat and add your voice!

@UnivAccessProj – Universal Access Project (UN Foundation)
@unfoundation — United Nations Foundation
@gatesfoundation – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
@girleffect – Nike, Girl Effect
@MarieStopes – Marie Stopes International (MSI)
@WRAglobal – White Ribbon Alliance
@PMNCH — The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
@UNFEWEC – Every Woman Every Child


A live chat on Twitter — you can engage on a variety of levels, whether it be writing a quick 20 second tweet or participating in the full three hour event.

You can watch the live updates from the chat here: If you log-in using your twitter account you can also send your tweets from this application and it will automatically add #FPChat to the end of all your tweets. Using this application will also make it easy for you to RT other posts and monitor what others are saying.

Also, be sure to follow @socialgoodmoms tweets, posts and status updates throughout the day.

Photo: Jennifer James

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