UNFPA Costa Rica

Costa Rica has heavily invested in social services, but a quarter of its people are still poor. Social inequalities have increased, especially among women, youth, indigenous people, people of African descent and migrants in general. Despite declining birth rates, a large number of women still have unwanted pregnancies. UNFPA has provided assistance since 1984. Support is geared towards achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health care, orienting reproductive health policy to young people, implementing the national gender equality policy, and bolstering measures to prevent and respond to gender-based violence.

Programme Activities

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Costa Rica 2016 Programme Activities data

Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Increased availability and use of integrated sexual and reproductive health services (including family planning, maternal health and HIV) that are gender-responsive and meet human rights standards for quality of care and equity in access
Total Spending:
$289972
Implemented by:
UNFPA $266449 (92%)
NGO $23523 (8%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (69%)
Non-core Resources (31%)
Sexual and reproductive health
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Total Spending:
$289972
Implemented by:
UNFPA $266449 (92%)
NGO $23523 (8%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (69%)
Non-core Resources (31%)
Adolescents and youth
Increased priority on adolescents, especially on very young adolescent girls, in national development policies and programmes, particularly increased availability of comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health
Total Spending:
$19715
Implemented by:
UNFPA $19715 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Sexuality education
Increased national capacity to design and implement community and school based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) programmes that promote human rights and gender equality
Total Spending:
$19715
Implemented by:
UNFPA $19715 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Gender equality
Advanced gender equality, women’s and girls’ empowerment, and reproductive rights, including for the most vulnerable and marginalized women, adolescents and youth
Total Spending:
$129420
Implemented by:
UNFPA $96418 (75%)
NGO $33001 (25%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (38%)
Non-core Resources (62%)
Ending harmful practices
Increased capacity to prevent gender-based violence and harmful practices and enable the delivery of multisectoral services, including in humanitarian settings
Total Spending:
$129420
Implemented by:
UNFPA $96418 (75%)
NGO $33001 (25%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (38%)
Non-core Resources (62%)
Evidence-based policymaking
Strengthened national policies and international development agendas through integration of evidence-based analysis on population dynamics and their links to sustainable development, sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, HIV and gender equality
Total Spending:
$148742
Implemented by:
UNFPA $148742 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Data production and dissemination
Strengthened national capacity for production and dissemination of quality disaggregated data on population and development issues that allows for mapping of demographic disparities and socio-economic inequalities, and for programming in humanitarian settings
Total Spending:
$39963
Implemented by:
UNFPA $39963 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Monitoring and evaluation
Strengthened national capacity for using data and evidence to monitor and evaluate national policies and programmes in the areas of population dynamics, sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, HIV, adolescents and youth and gender equality, including in humanitarian settings
Total Spending:
$108779
Implemented by:
UNFPA $108779 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Organizational effectiveness
Organizational effectiveness and efficiency
Total Spending:
$12926
Implemented by:
UNFPA $12926 (100%)
Funded by:
Non-core Resources (100%)
Programme effectiveness
Enhanced programme effectiveness by improving quality assurance, monitoring, and evaluation
Total Spending:
$12926
Implemented by:
UNFPA $12926 (100%)
Funded by:
Non-core Resources (100%)
Dashboards available for Costa Rica

Programme Documentation

UNFPA Costa Rica Country Programme Document

CPD Costa Rica [2013-2017]
Distribution date: 6 August 2012
Cycle: 2013 - 2017

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CPD Costa Rica [2008-2012]
Distribution date: 15 October 2007
Cycle: 2008 - 2012

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UNFPA Costa Rica United Nations Development Assistance Framework

UNDAF Costa Rica [2013-2017]
Cycle: 2013 - 2017

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UNFPA Costa Rica Country Programme Action Plan

CPAP Costa Rica [2013-2017]
Cycle: 2013 - 2017

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