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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

17 March 2021
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UNFPA advocates for an Ebola response sensitive to the continuity of reproductive health services

Conakry-Dakar, 15 March 2021: From 2013 to 2016, the Ebola virus affected many people in West Africa, including 3,804 in Guinea, 52% of whom were women. UNFPA Guinea supported the Guinean government... Read more

8 March 2021
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Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

6 February 2021
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2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February 2021 UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore  Two million... Read more

4 February 2021
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The parties were represented by His Excellency Mr. Giovanni Umberto De Vito, Ambassador of the Republic of Italy to Senegal, and Mr. Mabingue Ngom, Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund in West and Central Africa (UNFPA WCARO)

Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and UNFPA sign agreement for multi-year project on: "Enhancing youth health and harnessing the demographic dividend in Guinea, Guinea Bissau and The Gambia"

  The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have signed a cooperation agreement to improve young people's health and capture the demographic... Read more

17 December 2020
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UNFPA Managers for West and Central Africa wrap-up 2020 and prepare for 2021 at Regional Planning Meeting

Members of the regional management team of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) from 23 Countries in West and Central Africa have completed a three-day planning meeting to smoothly wrap-up 2020... Read more

11 December 2020
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UNFPA outlines solutions for lasting peace in the Sahel, drawing from demographic, peace and security studies

  The United Nations Population Fund Regional Office for West and Central Africa (UNFPA-WCARO), organized on 2 December 2020 a high-level virtual Symposium on Demography, Peace and Security in the... Read more

11 November 2020
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Demography - Peace - Security in the Sahel

Demography - Peace - Security in the Sahel

The United Nations Population Fund West and Central Africa Regional Office (UNFPA/WCARO) is organizing a Symposium under the theme “Demography, Peace and Security”, to take place virtually on 2... Read more

15 October 2020
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High-level side event on Gender-Based Violence, Girls’ and Women’s Rights in the Central Sahel

A consortium of organizations is organizing a virtual high-level side event on the theme: “Gender-Based Violence, Girls’ and Women’s Rights in the Central Sahel”, on the margins of a Ministerial... Read more

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