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8 March 2020
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day, 8 March 2020

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look to today’s generation of activists, women who are shaping a vision of a better... Read more

19 February 2020
Statement

Statement on the events taking place in Northwestern Syria

For Immediate Release   Statement on the events taking place in Northwestern Syria   Cairo, 18 February 2020 - UNFPA is gravely alarmed about the current humanitarian situation unfolding in... Read more

9 February 2020
Statement

Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta... Read more

11 December 2019
News

As fighting rages in north-eastern Syria, UNFPA and partners rush to meet the needs of women

  UNFPA is scaling up its activities to provide reproductive health care and support for survivors of violence in north-eastern Syria. © UNFPA Syria AL TAPQQA, Syria – As clashes rage on in north-... Read more

3 December 2019
Statement

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

Communities make the difference 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... 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

17 November 2019
Statement

REMARKS AT OPENING OF NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE ICPD PROGRAMME OF ACTION

U N I T E D   N A T I O N S                                    N A T I O N S   U N I E S         THE DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL     --     REMARKS AT OPENING OF NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE ICPD... Read more

15 November 2019
Press Release

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

              NEWS RELEASE   Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls   NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25... Read more

23 October 2019
Statement

Northeast Syria – As half a million people gradually regain access to safe water – the number of displaced people nears 180,000

United Nations Nations Unies   الأمم المتحدة   Northeast Syria – As half a million people gradually regain access to safe water – the number of displaced people nears 180,000    ... Read more

15 October 2019
Press Release

UNFPA calls for protection of women and adolescent girls in northeastern Syria and end to hostilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UNFPA calls for protection of women and adolescent girls in northeastern Syria and end to hostilities   Cairo, 15 October 2019 - “UNFPA is extremely concerned about the... Read more

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