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24 March 2022
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“Cabo Verde’s progress in sexual and reproductive health must be amplified” says UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Catarina Furtado

The Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Catarina Furtado, has commended Cabo Verde its significant progress in advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights.... Read more

19 March 2022
Press Release

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Catarina Furtado, visits Cape Verde to support Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender Equality and Human Rights

Dakar, Senegal/Praia, Cabo Verde - 19 March 2022: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Goodwill Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Ms. Catarina Furtado, will visit Cabo Verde... Read more

18 March 2022
Press Release

Sixth Ordinary Session of the Regional Steering Committee for Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD)

Nouakchott, Mauritania – March 18th, 2022: The Regional Steering Committee (RSC) of the Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) project is holding its 6th ordinary session on March... Read more

8 March 2022
Press Release

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women’s Day 8 March 2022

Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies.   More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from their homes in Ukraine to neighbouring countries. For... Read more

25 February 2022
Press Release

UNFPA Leadership converges at regional confab in Lomé, to Accelerate and Scale-up Program interventions in new Strategic Plan

Dakar, Senegal - 24 February 2022: The Senior Leadership and Management of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is converging for a Regional Leadership Meeting (RLM) on the theme, “Leveraging... Read more

15 February 2022
Press Release

Côte d’Ivoire-UNFPA cooperation: UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa’s official visit to Abidjan

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Dakar, Senegal - 14 February 2022: The United Nations Population Fund Regional Director for West and Central Africa Regional Office, Ms. Argentina Matavel Piccin, has ended... Read more

10 February 2022
Press Release

High-Level Advocacy Mission for Girls and Women Empowerment under the SWEDD Project

Dakar, Senegal / Bobo-Dioulasso 01, Burkina Faso – 10 February, 2022:  To promote inter-regional and inter-institutional cooperation and collaboration, the Director-General of the West African Health... Read more

8 February 2022
Press Release
-	“Young people want to take action, make their voices heard, and contribute to achieving the goal of ending FGM.” Dr. Diene Keita, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director for Programmes

Launch of the Global Youth Consortium to end Female Genital Mutilation

  “Young people want to take action, make their voices heard, and contribute to achieving the goal of ending FGM.” Dr. Diene Keita, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director for Programmes     Dakar,... Read more

30 November 2021
Press Release

Government of Nigeria commends UNFPA, calls on Ministers to champion UNFPA’s Three Transformative Results

The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has commended the work of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the country and calls on Ministers to champion the realization of UNPFA’s... Read more

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

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