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12 June 2018
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NEW YORK, 12 June 2018 – UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women welcome the Government of Sweden’s decision to enter into multi-year core funding agreements with our agencies. These will enhance our ability to fulfil our... Read more
24 May 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York--Nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees currently live in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, in the largest and most densely populated refugee camp in the world. Many are women and girls who have suffered... Read more
23 April 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York–The United Nations and the European Union will host a Syrian Crisis Donors Conference in Brussels this week to raise funds to help millions of people affected by the Syria conflict.
29 March 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York–Sir Prince Ramsey, a family physician from Antigua and Barbuda, was today announced as the individual winner of the 2018 United Nations Population Award. Non-governmental organizations Save a... Read more
7 February 2018
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has welcomed the Secretary General’s appointment today of Dereje Wordofa, an Ethiopian, as Deputy Executive Director (Programme).
5 February 2018
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About 68 million girls face female genital mutilation between 2015 and 2030, according to new research by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The new figures project that the current estimates of 3.9 million... Read more
26 January 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is appealing for $463 million to provide life-saving services to about 30 million women of childbearing age, including over 4 million pregnant women,... Read more
17 October 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York--Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and development, according... Read more
10 October 2017
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GENEVA—As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections. The HIV prevention 2020... Read more
3 October 2017
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Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General.

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