New Zealand

New Zealand

New Zealand’s support to UNFPA’s mandate reflects the priority accorded to health, human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment in New Zealand’s development cooperation work. New Zealand recognizes that investing in health is crucial for human and economic development. More specifically, support to UNPFA’s work is helping to reduce the maternal death rate, combat violence against women and girls, eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation, and improve demographic data for national planning. This work is crucial to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. New Zealand particularly values UNFPA’s work in the Pacific region, where there is low usage of contraceptives, high incidence of early marriage, and high levels of violence suffered by women and girls. 

New Zealand works with UNFPA in a number of ways. The provision of regular resources under a multi-year funding arrangement gives UNFPA the flexibility required to meet priority needs and to maximize the impact of its work. New Zealand also provides other resources to support UNFPA’s sexual and reproductive health programmes in Kiribati, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu. New Zealand also recently agreed to provide UNFPA with support to help meet the urgent needs of Rakhine state refugees in the Cox’s Bazar region of Bangladesh.

Winston Peters, Minister of Foreign Affairs
The need for UNFPA remains as great as ever. Lack of access to sexual and reproductive health services and information remains a leading cause of death and disability for women and girls in the developing world, while over a hundred million girls continue to face the prospect of child marriage and female genital mutilation.
Winston Peters, Minister of Foreign Affairs

News & Updates

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HERAT CITY, Afghanistan – Mastura Zia, a 27-year-old midwife in Herat, does not mince words when describing the hardships of the global pandemic: “2020 was the hardest year of my life,” she said. Ms. Zia is a frontline...
23 June 2021 read story
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COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – Kawser and Mohammed met in a Rohingya camp here in 2018 after being forced to flee their homes in Myanmar. “She had seen me with my siblings and my mother, whereas I got to know her through my...
18 June 2021 read story
Updates
This funding will enable UNFPA and partners to provide enhanced access to quality and affordable maternal and reproductive health services at all health system levels for Afghan refugee and host community women. UNFPA...
16 June 2021 read story

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Key Results 2019

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    604
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    63,908
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    191
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    328,157
    UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries in humanitarian and fragile contexts
    5,000
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    221,118
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    687,500
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    1,425
    Marginalized girls were reached by life skills programmes
    20,891
    Sexually transmitted infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    63,500
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    1,140
    Lives saved
    150,000
    Women and girls who were subjected to violence accessed essential services
    8,283
    Disabled women and girls who were suibjected to violence accessed essential services
    404
    Girls received prevention and/or protection services and care related to child, early and forced marriage
    21,951
    Girls and women received prevention and/or protection services and care related to female genital mutilation
    4,034
    Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices
    27
    Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms
    38
    Health service providers and managers trained as trainers on minimum initial service package
    99
Disclaimer

Key results are for illustrative purposes only, and reflect what a donor has contributed to through funding to UNFPA since 2019. Key results presented here may not reflect the figures provided by government donors.

Contributions Since 2014

The bar chart reflects overall core and non-core revenue recognized in a given year. Most contributions are received in national currencies. Fluctuations of exchange rates can impact US dollar equivalents.

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  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
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  • 2018
  • 2019

The pie chart represents overall core and non-core revenue recognized in a given year, with additional details for non-core funds.

Donors are displayed in order of overall contributions to UNFPA in a given year, as indicated by the drop-down menu.

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