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10 December 2019
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Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day

On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in their communities, countries and around the world. Twenty-five years ago,... Read more

9 December 2019
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UNFPA to strengthen leadership role in global HIV prevention; increase access to people with disabilities to AIDS prevention and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa

The 2019 edition of the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa, (ICASA 2019), ended in Kigali, Rwanda with a commitment by the United Nations Population Fund (... Read more

6 December 2019
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UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mabingue Ngom named one of 100 Most Influential Africans of 2019

The United Nations Population Fund Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mabingue Ngom, is this year among the 100 Most Influential Africans published by the New African Magazine. Featured... Read more

3 December 2019
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© Spotlight Initiative Niger/2019/Aboubacar Magagi et légende Le Niger, l’Union Européenne et les Nations Unies unissent leurs efforts pour éliminer les violences à l’égard des femmes et des filles.

Niger, the European Union and the United Nations join forces to eliminate violence against women and girls.

NIAMEY (Niger), December 3rd 2019 - His Excellency Mr. Brigi RAFINI, Prime Minister and Head of Government launched the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative in the presence of the members of the Government,... Read more

1 December 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day

Communities make the difference This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services that help prevent HIV transmission and... Read more

25 November 2019
Statement

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women__ The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it... Read more

13 November 2019
Press Release
The Demographic Dividend in the Sahel at the Nairobi Summit

The Demographic Dividend in the Sahel at the Nairobi Summit

A session on "Demographic Dividend in the Sahel" was held on 13 November 2019 at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) in Nairobi, Kenya. The event organized by the... Read more

12 November 2019
News
Reaping the Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa and promising projects: SWEDD and MUSKOKA

Reaping the Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa and promising projects: SWEDD and MUSKOKA

Twenty-five years after the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, while significant progress is being made in other parts of the world, West and Central Africa seems to be... Read more

12 November 2019
News

ICPD - UNFPA WCARO Demographic Dividend Session

We look forward to welcoming you toUNFPA WCARO Demographic Dividend Please find the link to download the Event App, providing you with helpful information, meeting agenda and links you will need to... Read more

25 October 2019
Press Release

Regional strategy to combat sexual violence related to armed conflict

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Regional Office for West and Central Africa is organizing a regional consultation on Gender-Based Violence in humanitarian settings in West and Central... Read more

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