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1 October 2018
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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
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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
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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

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

9 July 2018
Statement

Message of Dr. Natalia Kanem for World Population Day, 11 July 2018

  Family planning is a human right MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY  Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2018 ***   Fifty years ago, the world... Read more

12 June 2018
Press Release
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Overcoming limited availability of Reproductive Health products in service centers in West and Central Africa

Overcoming limited availability of Reproductive Health products in service centers in West and Central Africa   Dakar, Senegal – 12 June 2018: One of the major causes of significant weakness in... Read more

7 June 2018
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Blogging to advance the Demographic Dividend Discourse in West and Central Africa

Blogging to advance the Demographic Dividend Discourse in West and Central Africa The main objective of the DD Blog is to attract attention of young people in particular, and the public in general to... Read more

22 May 2018
Statement

Leaving no one behind: Let us commit to ending fistula now!

Leaving no one behind: Let us commit to ending fistula now!   Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018   Pregnancy and... Read more

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