FIAPAC is an organization of professionals working in the field of abortion and contraception.

Our Website provides information on a professional level. Here you will find a broad range of information with an international perspective, in particular the contents and presentations of the FIAPAC-conferences.

Profile of FIAPAC in J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2011


2016 Conference

Theme: Improving women’s journeys through abortion
13. - 15. October 2016 in Lisbon (Portugal)

View or download the flyer here


Genereal Assembly 2016

Paid-up FIAPAC members are cordially invited to attend the FIAPAC General Assembly (GA) which will take place on Friday 14 October 2016 from 18:00 - 19:30.

Place of the meeting: Culturgest (Main Auditorium), Rua Arco do Cego 50 Piso 1, 1000-300 Lisbon, Portugal.

Members who wish to put an item on the agenda, can do so not later than 1 October 2016.

Preliminar agenda.
The final agenda will be circulated on 6 October.


Election procedure Board Membership 2016

Each country may have one representative in the Board if they have five paid-up members; two representatives if a country has twenty or more paid-up members. You may check the situation for your country here.

Download the application form.

Time table:

15 August: The number of paid up members per country will be calculated (reference point).

16 August: Each country will be advised on the number of Board Member vacancies. An application form will be made available on the webite and a call for application will be made. All applicants must be paid up members for the current year.

15 September: Closing date for applications.

16 September: Arrange of e-voting for each country (where applicable).

All voting members must be paid up members in the current year - All voting will be by secret e-ballot - If there is only one candidate, voting will still take place - The decision will be by simple majority ie the person with the most votes will be appointed - If there are 2 vacancies, the 2 persons getting the most votes will be appointed - If there is a ‘tie’ of votes, the ‘winner’ will be decided by the toss of a coin - There will be no proxy votes.

October: Applicants will be advised of the results, and these will be announced formally at General Assembly (Lisbon, 14 October 2016).


FIAPAC grant

Exelgyn, in partnership with FIAPAC, provided funding to support an individual, group, institute or organisation with a project within Europe related to the aims and scope of the Exelgyn/FIAPAC project “Improving the quality of life for women having a medical abortion”. Full information.

The Exelgyn/FIAPAC committee has approved the grant (10.000 euro) to the following project: MedAbb

Short description: Many women experience anxiety as a result from pain and bleeding when using home-use, despite having received guidance. We create a smartphone app to support women during home-use, especially when MTOP is carried out by less specialized providers.

Applicant: Jana Maeffert (Germany)

Application form



Volume 2016 Issue 1 is available here
Volume 2016 Issue 2 coming soon

FIAPAC statements (published on 13 April 2016)

Statement of solidarity with the Federation for Women and Family Planning in Poland
Statement on the prosecution of women in Northern Ireland for offences relating to abortion

Call for congress bids 2018

Bids are welcome to host the FIAPAC Conference in the year 2018.
Although it may look far away, we are aware that preparing a bid takes time and we would like to remind you that proposals for holding conferences should be presented 2 years ahead at the General Assembly.
The deadline to submit a bid is 19 September 2016.
Any FIAPAC member from any European country interested in making a bid is strongly encouraged to do so. The Central Office will be happy to reply to any request for further information on how to prepare a bid.