13 April 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Youth participants took centre stage at a side event of the UN Commission on Population and Development where they joined international leaders and experts to discuss how young people can be... Read more
30 May 2013
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – “The evidence is so clear. So why is this agenda so far from being completed?”This was the question posed by H.R.H Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, from the stage at the Women Deliver conference... Read more
16 September 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand — Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, met today with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of Thailand, to discuss the implications of the country’s... Read more
2 October 2013
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Representatives from 52 African countries, UN agencies and around 200 civil society and youth organizations are gathered at the Regional Conference on Population and Development Beyond 2014 to... Read more
24 October 2013
UNFPA Launches Advocacy Platform for Post-2015 Development Framework
UNFPA Post-2015 Position Paper As the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, UNFPA has launched an advocacy platform for the subsequent post-2015 development framework, Empowering... Read more
30 September 2013
MEXICO CITY — An expert meeting on women’s health started yesterday, the third and last in a series of thematic discussions aiming to supplement the review process of the International Conference on Population and... Read more
3 October 2013
MEXICO CITY — Experts participating in a key meeting on women’s health in Mexico have put forward their recommendations for the future development agenda, centred on the need for equality, quality and accountability in... Read more
1 July 2013
In the News
Current population dynamics in Europe, North America and Central Asia must be seen as an opportunity, not a threat, senior officials of UNFPA and the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) said at the opening of the... Read more
6 June 2013
NEW YORK — UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin yesterday presented the Fund’s 2012 Annual Report: Promises to Keep, to its Executive Board.  The title refers to the 26 overarching commitments UNFPA made in... Read more
21 June 2013
BRASILIA — At the end of a three-day mission to Brazil, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin left with good news: Brazil is committed to support the International Conference on Population Development review... Read more