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7 November 2018
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Speech of M. Mabingue Ngom at 2018 Africa Youth SDGs Summit

Mabingue Ngom, UNFPA Regional DIrecteor It is a great pleasure for me to be back in Accra, after just about a month that we had an extremely successful Africa review of the Addis Ababa Declaration on... Read more

5 November 2018
News

Jade 20, gets a second chance to realise her dream through a UNFPA-Supported Programme in Ghana

For a girl born and raised in a community where most of the other girls never make it to the final level of senior secondary school, the dream of self-actualising and contributing to the development... Read more

17 October 2018
News

The State of World Population 2018

  The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development, new UNFPA report shows     UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018--The global trend... Read more

9 October 2018
News

UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mabingue Ngom, to address African Youth

  The 2nd African Youth SDGs Summit due to take place from 7 to 9 November 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana, will host Mr. Mabingue Ngom, the UNFPA Regional Director for West... Read more

1 October 2018
News
Today, 66 per cent of the population in Africa is under 24 years old. It is timely to address population dynamics in Africa, especially young people, as this continent will be the most youthful in the world on the eve of Agenda 2063. © UNFPA/Rachel Moynihan

Civil society organizations critical for holding government and partners accountable in Africa

Civil society organizations critical for holding government and partners accountable in Africa Africa needs the contribution of its Civil Society to drive its 2063 transformation agenda. As part of... Read more

30 September 2018
News

UNFPA Nigeria, Islamic Religious leaders reflect on harnessing demographic dividend

UNFPA Nigeria, Islamic Religious leaders to meet on harnessing demographic dividend Graced by the West and Central Africa Regional Director of UNFPA, Mr Mabingue Ngom,about 200 Islamic religious... Read more

29 September 2018
News
Photo du Chef d'Etat Gambien avec le Directeur régional et les représentants des pays de UNFPA

UNFPA West and Central Africa Officials hold high level engagements with His Excellency the President of the Republic of The Gambia

UNFPA enhances its managers’ capacity to manage change process in the wake of ongoing transformation and challenges in the West and Central Africa region. Change management meeting and regional... Read more

25 September 2018
Press Release

Addressing child marriage, and promoting women and girls well-being in Niger

PRESS RELEASE Addressing child marriage, and promoting women and girls well-being in Niger How the country is overcoming its main challenges and developing successful community interventions that... Read more

19 August 2018
Statement

Urgent Efforts Needed to Protect Women and Girls in Crises    

Urgent Efforts Needed to Protect Women and Girls in Crises       Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on  World Humanitarian Day 2018   Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster... Read more

27 July 2018
Press Release

Results of the 2020 population and housing censuses must be used to inform development planning and decision-making

Results of the 2020 population and housing censuses must be used to inform development planning and decision-making   Dakar, Senegal – 27 July 2018: The results of the 2020 round of population and... Read more

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