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15 July 2021
Speech
The population award in the Individual category which Niger has won through my modest person is the fruit of a teamwork of women and men who, nights and days, work tirelessly to watch over the social and security well-... Read more
15 July 2021
Speech

I want to start by saying thank you; a big thank you to the UN Population Award Committee for acknowledging DIGEPO's work with the most prestigious recognition in terms of population in the world.

Furthermore... Read more

11 July 2021
Statement
For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended pregnancies.
2 July 2021
Statement
The Government of France has announced its intention to contribute €90 million to the UNFPA Supplies Partnership — a flagship programme that provides modern contraceptives and life-saving maternal health medicines to... Read more
18 June 2021
Statement

Millions of people are pressed up against the border in an active war zone in north-west Syria and remain in need of humanitarian aid to survive. The UN needs cross-border and cross-line access to reach those most in... Read more

10 June 2021
Speech
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem to the Annual Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS.
10 May 2021
Statement

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, condemns the horrifying attack in Kabul, Afghanistan near the Sayed Ul-Shuhada high school, which killed and injured many school children, mostly girls... Read more

5 May 2021
Statement
Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health and well-being of entire communities.
28 April 2021
Statement
UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, has been informed that the Government of the United Kingdom intends to implement an approximate 85 per cent cut to UNFPA Supplies, the UNFPA flagship... Read more
23 April 2021
Speech
Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the closing of the 54th Session of the Commission on Population and Development.

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