News

News

26 October 2018
News
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more
19 October 2018
News
A strategy meeting on the Horn of Africa and Yemen was held by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Addis Ababa on 13 and 14 October to develop a framework and action plan to guide the Fund’... Read more
11 October 2018
Statement
Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2018   We believe in the power of... Read more
5 October 2018
News
ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more
12 September 2018
Press Release
Nairobi, 03 August 2018 – Kenya experiences cyclic natural disasters and emergencies attributed to natural and man-made triggers.  Natural disasters have included epidemics, droughts, floods,... Read more
11 July 2018
Statement
MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY  Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director   ***   Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly... Read more
20 June 2018
Statement
The United Nations' (UN) World Refugee Day is marked annually on June 20th. The day was established by the General Assembly of United Nations for the refugees to pay tribute to the courage, strength... Read more
6 June 2018
News
NEW YORK, United States - UNFPA’s ninth Kenya Country Programme 2018-2023 was approved by the Executive Board on June 5, 2018 following a compelling statement outlining the Fund’s key achievements in... Read more
28 May 2018
Opinion
On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, South Africa Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East... Read more
23 May 2018
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018 Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s... Read more

Pages