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  • 06 Feb 2018
  • Statement

A race against trends

Female genital mutilation is many things: A violent act that causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and even death. A cruel practice that inflicts lasting emotional harm and preys on the…

A race against trends

Female genital mutilation is many things: A violent act that causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and even death.…

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  • 25 Jan 2018
  • Speech

Statement of Executive Director to the First Regular Session of the Executive Board 2018

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem to the First Regular Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS.

Statement of Executive Director to the First Regular Session of the Executive…

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem to the First Regular Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and…

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  • 12 Jan 2018
  • Statement

New Year, New Beginnings

New Year Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

New Year, New Beginnings

New Year Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

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  • 14 Dec 2017
  • Speech

Advancing Comprehensive Sexuality Education to Achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Introductory remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the High-level Technical Meeting on Advancing Comprehensive Sexuality Education to Achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable…

Advancing Comprehensive Sexuality Education to Achieve the 2030 Agenda for…

Introductory remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the High-level Technical Meeting on Advancing Comprehensive…

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  • 10 Dec 2017
  • Statement

We must be bold and vocal in promoting the rights of all people to make free decisions

Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we celebrate the foundations that the Declaration provides for the right to sexual and reproductive health, and…

We must be bold and vocal in promoting the rights of all people to make free…

Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we celebrate the foundations that the…

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  • 10 Dec 2017
  • Statement

‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights and in dignity. This is the fundamental principle enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights and in dignity. This is the fundamental principle enshrined in the 1948…

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  • 07 Dec 2017
  • Statement

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd named Time Magazine Person of the Year 2017

Ashley Judd was one of the “silence breakers” named by Time magazine as Person of the Year 2017. This designation makes us even prouder than ever to be working with Ms. Judd as UNFPA Goodwill…

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd named Time Magazine Person of the Year…

Ashley Judd was one of the “silence breakers” named by Time magazine as Person of the Year 2017. This designation makes us even…

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  • 01 Dec 2017
  • Statement

Uphold the Right to Health for All to End AIDS by 2030

One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million.

Uphold the Right to Health for All to End AIDS by 2030

One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million.

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  • 30 Nov 2017
  • Speech

Advancing Justice and Equity in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Care

What kind of future do we wish to create for Asia and the Pacific? The answer to that sweeping question, in large part, lies in how we care for the girls of today – in particular the more than 325…

Advancing Justice and Equity in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Care

What kind of future do we wish to create for Asia and the Pacific? The answer to that sweeping question, in large part, lies in…

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