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26 December 2019
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Bipana Nepali

A look back at the 2010s: A decade of voices and choices

UNITED NATIONS, New York – As another decade draws to a close, the world is preoccupied with perils on the horizon. Climate change is beginning to ravage communities everywhere. The global ... Read more

10 December 2019
Statement

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day

Youth Standing up for Human Rights On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in their communities, countries and around... Read more

10 December 2019
Press Release

New UN Report: Bold legal reforms in some Arab countries can inspire accelerated progress across the region towards Gender Justice & Equality before the law

Amman, 10 December 2019 – A new report that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women),... Read more

3 December 2019
News

No One Left Behind Contest

No One Left Behind! We are inviting storytellers, social media influencers, and all digital creator to join the “No One Left Behind” contest. The contest theme will focus on Women with Disabilities... Read more

1 December 2019
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day

1 December 2019   This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services that help prevent HIV transmission and improve the... Read more

27 November 2019
Press Release

UNFPA calls again to stop targeting health facilities in Syria

  Cairo, 27 November 2019 - Once again, health facilities are repeatedly targeted during hostilities in Syria, where an attack in the Ihsam suburb of Idlib countryside damaged two hospitals, one for... Read more

25 November 2019
Statement

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women   The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it... Read more

25 November 2019
Press Release
The Regional Consultation on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

On day one of the Regional Consultations on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

On day one of the Regional Consultations on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Participants underline the centrality of reliable data and its exchange   Amman, Jordan - 25 November 2019 - On the... Read more

23 November 2019
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UNFPA expressed grave concern over the shelling in Qah IDP camp

Cairo, 22 November 2019 - UNFPA Regional Director for Arab States, Dr. Luay Shabaneh expressed his grave concern over the shelling in Qah IDP camp near the Turkish border in Idlib, Northern Syria... Read more

23 November 2019
Press Release

UNFPA/IDRC are holding the Regional Consultation On Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Workshop

UNFPA Arab States Regional Office (ASRO), UNFPA Population and Development Branch at headquarters and International Development Research Center MENA Regional Office (IDRC) are holding a workshop on... Read more

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