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3 September 2021
Press Release
Ms. Argentina Matavel Piccin, Regional Director for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO).

New Regional Director assumes duty at UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Office

The new Regional Director for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO) Ms. Argentina Matavel Piccin, has taken over her new role in Dakar, Senegal.... Read more

18 June 2021
Press Release

25 Heures de Dakar: Put young people first in implementing the ICPD25 commitments

Dakar, Senegal – 18 June 2021: The second edition of the 25 Heures de Dakar will take place from 21 to 23 June 2021, at the African Renaissance Monument, in Dakar, Senegal, under the theme: "Put... Read more

21 May 2021
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Demography, Peace and Security: UNFPA advocates for investments to strengthen African human capital to ensure stability in Africa

Bamako, 21 May, 2021: The 21st edition of the Bamako Forum opened on 20 May in Bamako, Mali, on the theme: "Sustainable development and human capital: results and operational priorities for the... Read more

17 May 2021
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Bamako Forum: UNFPA organizes a side event on Demography, Peace and Security

The 21st edition of the Bamako Forum will take place this year from 20 to 22 May in Bamako, Mali, on the theme: "Sustainable development and human capital: results and operational priorities for the... Read more

11 May 2021
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Far-North Cameroon. Religious and Traditional Leaders engage with UNFPA Platform to harness Demographic Dividend and promote resilience in the Lake Chad Basin.

Following the audience granted by the Governor of the Far North Region of Cameroon to the platform's coordination team on April 5 in prelude to the 3rd Lake Chad Basin Governors' Forum, the... Read more

16 April 2021
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UNFPA book launch on FassE project triggers interest for replication of Demographic Dividend initiative in urban settings

On Monday 12 April 2021, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched a book entitled "Harnessing the demographic dividend for emergence: Case of the commune of Gueule Tapée-Fass-Colobane."... Read more

14 April 2021
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Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

  Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health care, according to UNFPA's 2021 flagship... Read more

10 April 2021
Press Release

UNFPA to launch book modeling implementation of Demographic Dividend in a popular urban setting

The Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mr. Mabingue and the Mayor of the commune of Fass-Gueule-Tapée-Colobane, Mr. Ousmane Ndoye will launch a book entitled "Capture of... Read more

27 March 2021
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First Ladies, partners, UNFPA to gear up commitment and support to eliminate obstetric fistula in West and Central Africa

Lady of Niger, Dr Lalla Malika Issoufou, partners and the United Nations Population Fund in West and Central Africa Regional Office (UNFPA WCARO) to step up support and mobilize resources to... Read more

22 March 2021
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Fight against obstetric fistula in West and Central Africa: Niger First Lady joins force with UNFPA to mobilize partners

Dakar, Senegal – 19 March, 2021: The United Nations Population Fund in West and Central Africa Regional Office (UNFPA WCARO) is organizing in partnership with the First Lady of Niger, Dr Lalla Malika... Read more

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