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14 June 2016
Media Advisory
12 June 2016. Senegal is hosting the 11th Global Meeting of the National Transfer Accounts (NTA) Network from 20 to 24 June 2016. The deliberations will take place in Dakar (King Fahd Palace Hotel)... Read more
10 June 2016
Dispatch
Daresalam Camp in Lake Chad Region, Chad – "I am MARIAM, a nomad girl, a beneficiary of the UNFPA clinic that will save my life and that of my future baby".  Daresalam camp harbours refugees who fled... Read more
23 May 2016
Dispatch
Zainab Baubau a 32-year-old fistula patient, recalls the pain and complications related to the death of her infant son 19 years ago during childbirth. At the age of 12, she developed obstetric... Read more
22 May 2016
In the News
In July 2006, African Union Heads of States and Governments adopted the African Youth Charter, during the 7th Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit in Banjul, The Gambia. The African Youth... Read more
19 May 2016
Media Advisory
“When countries invest in their youth and create opportunities for them, they pave the way to sustainable development.” “We have a global resource that until now has been largely overlooked, and it... Read more
14 May 2016
Press Release
Dhaka, (14/5/2016): A High-level South-South Exchange on Population Policy and Reproductive health between Bangladesh and six Sahel countries kicked off on Saturday afternoon at the Lake Shore Hotel... Read more
20 April 2016
Dispatch
The participating countries welcomed the UNFPA and CREFAT initiative and are making solid progress in finalising their country profiles
In recent years, African leaders have promoted the demographic dividend as a continental priority (Agenda 2063, Common African Position on the post-2015 development agenda leading to the 2030 Agenda... Read more
18 April 2016
Dispatch
UNITED NATIONS, New York/Chibok, Nigeria – Two years ago, on 14 April, 2014, Boko Haram abducted 276 girls from their dormitory beds at a secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria. Yesterday, on the two-... Read more
5 April 2016
Statement
STATEMENT ON THE GENDER AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES BILL BY UNFPA REPRESENTATIVE IN NIGERIA Abuja - The Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill deserves another look and adoption by the Senate as a further... Read more
31 March 2016
Press Release
  African Countries and Development Partners commit to advancing the Demographic Dividend during event hosted by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in collaboration with the Embassies of the... Read more

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