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14 October 2016

STATEMENT FROM UNFPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dr. Babatunde Ostimehin

UNITED NATIONS, New York/Dakar/ABUJA, 14 October 2016 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls who were captured by Boko Haram. UNFPA commends the Nigerian Government’s commitment to the liberation of more girls and other survivors, and has prepositioned counsellors to provide...

20 September 2016

Les Présidents africains exhortent à investir dans la jeunesse vu que le continent connaît une explosion démographique qui constitue une opportunité rare

  NATIONS UNIES, New York/BAGRE, Burkina Faso – Des Présidents, des ministres, et des fonctionnaires des Nations Unies et de la Banque mondiale se sont rencontrés hier au siège de l'ONU à New York pour renforcer leurs engagements pour les jeunes de l'Afrique. Le continent subit un changement radical dans la structure de sa

29 August 2016

Giving birth amid Boko Haram insurgency; UNFPA reaching millions with care

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Zarah Bunu was just a teenager when she was forced to flee her home in north-eastern Nigeria two years ago. The steady drumbeat of fear and violence caused by the Boko Haram insurgency pushed her and millions of others into displacement. Her circumstances grew even more worrying a year ago, when she learned...

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UNFPA Supplies: Transforming and Saving Lives in Benin
UNFPA Supplies: Transforming and Saving Lives in Benin
Ouest TV: Visite officielle du Directeur régional de l'UNFPA au Sénégal
Ouest TV: Visite officielle du Directeur régional de l'UNFPA au Sénégal
Investing in 10 year-old girls. West and Central Africa launch of SWOP 2016
Investing in 10 year-old girls. West and Central Africa launch of SWOP 2016
UNFPA, DFID highlight need to boost family planning in Nigeria
UNFPA, DFID highlight need to boost family planning in Nigeria
Exploiter le dividende démographique et investir dans notre futur avec la jeunesse africaine
Exploiter le dividende démographique et investir dans notre futur avec la jeunesse africaine

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