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25 November 2021
Press Release

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on official visit to Nigeria, West and Central Africa Region

 The United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem, has arrived in Nigeria for an official visit from 24 to 28... Read more

19 November 2021
Press Release

Niamey Hosts International Symposium to Mobilize Traditional Leaders around Demographic Transition in Niger

 The Government of Niger, through the Ministry of Public Health, Population and Social Affairs, in partnership with the Niger Traditional Leaders Association and the United Nations Population Fund (... Read more

1 November 2021
Press Release

Global Youth Roundtable - Accelerating Progress to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation: Put Young People First!

Dakar, Senegal, 1 November 2021: The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in partnership with the UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO), is... Read more

12 October 2021
Press Release

UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa calls for women and girls’ empowerment

Yaounde, Cameroon – 11 October 2021: The Regional Director for the United Nations Population Fund for West and Central Africa Regional Office (UNFPA WCARO), Ms. Argentina Matavel Piccin, was in... Read more

29 September 2021
Statement

West and Central Africa Regional Stakeholders Consultation for Educated, Healthy and Thriving Adolescents and Young People

Opening Remarks by Ms. Argentina Matavel at the West and Central Africa Regional Stakeholders Consultation for Educated, Healthy and Thriving Adolescents and Young People I am delighted to be with... Read more

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
News

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
News

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
News

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

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