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5 June 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations   Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, passed away... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
  Statement of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.  I offer sincere condolences... Read more
7 May 2017
Press Release
ABUJA, 7 May 2017 - UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram group and is on standby to provide emergency... Read more
5 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Sadly, despite some progress, the world still has a long way to go to achieve full gender equality. Take, for instance, the fact that every year tens of thousands of girls are forced into child... Read more
8 March 2017
Press Release
Nigerian Actress, Stephanie Linus named UNFPA Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central Africa
DAKAR/LAGOS, 8 March 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today appointed Nigerian actress and activist, Stephanie Linus as the UNFPA Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central... Read more
23 February 2017
ABUJA 21 February 2017-UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has received $500,000 Thousand as grant from the Korean Republic International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to scale-up support for... Read more
23 February 2017
Feature Story
Maroua, Cameroon- "My village was attacked by Boko Haram. They killed my uncle and all the men.  Women and children were spared.” Sylvie Tokofi, 18 years, told UNFPA in Maroua, the capital city in... Read more
1 February 2017
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2017: Africa cannot attain vital goals in continental and global development agendas without ensuring access to voluntary family planning to millions of its women and girls.... Read more

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