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  • 31 May 2019
  • Statement

JOINT STATEMENT: 1 UN for Family Leave and Childcare

We, the Heads of UNICEF, UN WOMEN, UNDP and UNFPA, representing over 37,000 UN staff members under the United Nations Common System, are committed to strong gender-responsive, family-friendly…

JOINT STATEMENT: 1 UN for Family Leave and Childcare

We, the Heads of UNICEF, UN WOMEN, UNDP and UNFPA, representing over 37,000 UN staff members under the United Nations Common…

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  • 17 May 2019
  • Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 17 May 2019

Human rights are inherent to all human beings, and every person, without distinction, is entitled to a life free from violence, persecution, discrimination and stigma.

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International…

Human rights are inherent to all human beings, and every person, without distinction, is entitled to a life free from violence,…

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  • 15 May 2019
  • Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 23 May 2019

Shame, isolation and segregation are among the indignities faced by the hundreds of thousands of women and girls worldwide who suffer from obstetric fistula, an injury of the birth canal after…

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International…

Shame, isolation and segregation are among the indignities faced by the hundreds of thousands of women and girls worldwide who…

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  • 05 May 2019
  • Statement

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights

Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy, safe childbirth and essential care for her newborn – among the most basic human rights.

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights

Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy, safe childbirth and essential care for her…

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  • 05 Apr 2019
  • Speech

52nd Session of the Commission on Population and Development

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the closing session of the 52nd Session of the Commission on Population and Development.

52nd Session of the Commission on Population and Development

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the closing session of the 52nd Session of the Commission on Population…

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  • 02 Apr 2019
  • Speech

52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development

Opening remarks of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development

52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development

Opening remarks of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development

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  • 15 Mar 2019
  • Statement

UNFPA Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in New Zealand

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is deeply saddened and horrified by the senseless killing of worshipers at two mosques in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand.

UNFPA Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in New Zealand

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is deeply saddened and horrified by the senseless killing of worshipers at two mosques…

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  • 11 Mar 2019
  • Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, on the Ethiopian Airlines Crash

United Nations, New York, 11 March 2019 —On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I offer my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of Ethiopian Airlines F

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, on the Ethiopian…

United Nations, New York, 11 March 2019 —On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I offer my deepest condolences to t

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  • 08 Mar 2019
  • Statement

International Women’s Day 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

International Women’s Day 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

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