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Devex: “It’s about creating that global movement.” Julia Bunting featured in London Summit Highlights

In an article rounding up highlights from the London Family Planning Summit, Devex speaks with Population Council president Julia Bunting about having a more diverse set of players at the table. She explains why translating energy into action will be crucial to accelerating progress towards the Family Planning 2020 goals.

More than 400 donors, senior government leaders, activists, NGOs, and businesses came together on July 11 to take stock of progress since 2012 and reenergize the global partnership. The London Summit raised at least $2.5 billion in new funding commitments for reproductive health services and delivered a renewed sense of momentum to a sector that currently feels under threat.

“It’s really exciting to see we are continuing to bring new countries and new partners in — it's about creating that global movement,” according to Julia Bunting, CEO of Population Council.

Read all four highlights at Devex.