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25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day to End Violence against Women 25 November 2020 Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of... Read more

18 November 2020
Press Release

UNFPA appeals for USD 131.6 million for its 2021 regional response to the Syria crisis

Amman, Jordan / Cairo, Egypt - 18 November 2020 — UNFPA is appealing for a total of USD 131.6 million to fund its regional response to the Syria crisis, which spans 11.7 million people in need of... Read more

12 November 2020
News

UNFPA Arab States Regional Office Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Friends of Cancer Patients in the United Arab Emirates

Sharjah/United Arab Emirates, 10 November 2020 - UNFPA Arab States Regional Office and the Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) UAE and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a Memorandum of... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

10 November 2020
Press Release

UNFPA cooperates with FOCP to reduce cervical cancer burden in the Arab Region

UNFPA cooperates with FOCP to reduce cervical cancer burden in the Arab Region Sharjah/United Arab Emirates, 10 November 2020 - United Nations Population Fund, Arab States Regional Office (ASRO)... Read more

28 October 2020
Press Release

KSRelief and UNFPA sign new agreement to improve women’s protection services in Yemen

Cairo, Egypt -  28 October 2020 – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSRelief) announced a contribution of US$ 1.6 million today to support the efforts of UNFPA, the... Read more

22 October 2020
News

UNFPA, Arab States Regional Director, Dr. Luay Shabaneh condemn the killing of a pregnant women in Qalqilya, Palestine

Cairo- 22 October 2020 – The United Nations Population Fund, Arab States Regional Director, Dr. Luay Shabaneh, is shocked and deeply disturbed by the killing of 24 years old pregnant women in Nabi... Read more

19 October 2020
News

Trusting statistics to tell the story

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020 A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-being... Read more

10 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.  Today, on the International Day of... Read more

7 October 2020
News

A Decade of Action: Adolescent girls' power!

A decade of political unrest, wars, civil wars, and now a pandemic created a traumatizing reality for millions in the Arab region,currently home to some of the worst humanitarian crises in history.... Read more

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