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3 February 2021
Statement

UNFPA statement on the US decision to reinstate its funding

The United States decision to restore financial and political support to UNFPA will have an enormous impact on the work of UNFPA and on the people we serve. It sends a powerful message to women and... Read more

21 January 2021
Press Release

PRESS RELEASE

Syria – Damascus 21 January 2021       As the humanitarian situation in Syria remains a serious concern, with around 13.4 million people in need of humanitarian aid. According to the World Food... Read more

21 January 2021
Press Release

Second Regional Cervical Cancer Forum to convene on 27-28 January

  Sharjah/Cairo, January 21, 2021 - The UAE-based civil society organization Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), is partnering with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to host the second... Read more

10 December 2020
News

Standing up for human rights more important than ever

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December   Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of any... Read more

3 December 2020
News

The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020   More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability... Read more

3 December 2020
News

From Empowerment at home to empowerment in the world: promoting gender equality

Statement by Fabrizia Falcione, Deputy Representative, UNFPA Syria on the occasion of 16 days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence 26 November 2020     Today, around the world, crises continue... Read more

2 December 2020
News

COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020   On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all... Read more

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

19 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

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

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