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7 March 2019
Ambassador of Madagascar in Dakar, His Excellency Mr. Auguste Paraina, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and the Regional Director of UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) for West and Central Africa, Mr Mabingué Ngom.

2018 Progress Report: Multiplying Strategic Partnerships and Scaling Up Successful Demographic Dividend Capture Initiatives

The UNFPA Progress Report on 2018 Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa was launched Tuesday 5th March 2019 by Ambassador of Madagascar in Dakar, His Excellency Mr. Auguste Paraina, Dean of... Read more

27 February 2019
Press Release
Launch of 2018 Progress Report on Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa.

Launch of 2018 Progress Report on Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa.

The West and Central Africa Regional Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA WCARO), in collaboration with the African Group of Ambassadors, is launching the 2018 Annual Report of its... Read more

14 December 2018

West Africa's regional civil society organizations coalition for family planning honours UNFPA Regional Director

The Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (UCPO) organized its seventh annual meeting from December 12 to 14, 2018, in Dakar, Senegal. The civil society organizations of the nine (9) West African... Read more

9 December 2018
Press Release

West and Central Africa regional planning gathering wraps up with a pledge to leverage resource mobilization, strategic partnerships to achieve the three ZEROs.

The 2019 regional planning meeting of UNFPA in West and Central Africa wrapped up on Thursday, 6 December 2018 with key recommendations and pledges that would better propel the organization in 2019.... Read more

29 November 2018
Press Release

UNFPA honors traditional communication legend

  Senegalese traditional communications legend, El Hadj Mansour Mbaye, founding president of the National Network of Traditional Communicators (RENACOT) of Senegal, has been awarded with a special... Read more

23 November 2018

Regional conference on "Partnership for Culture, Communication and Demographic Dividend"

Dakar, Senegal – 22 November, 2018: A regional conference on the theme: "Partnership for Culture, Communication and the Demographic Dividend" is being co-organized by the Ministry of Culture of... Read more

7 November 2018

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... Read more

5 November 2018

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

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

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