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12 December 2018
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Dr Sogunro with his excellency Dr Al Alwan - © UNFPA Iraq Photo
On Monday 10 December, Dr Oluremi Sogunro, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, met with his excellency Dr Ala'a Al Alwan, the Iraqi Minister of Health, with whom he discussed several health-related issues... Read more
9 December 2018
Press Release
At the launch of the national strategy to combat violence against women - UNAMI PIO/Mazin Abdallah
Baghdad, Iraq, 9 December 2018 – The Government of Iraq and the United Nations in Iraq launched today a national strategy to combat violence against women, a significant step towards achieving women’... Read more
29 November 2018
Statement
29 November 2018; Baghdad, Iraq - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq condemns the cowardly attack on the office of the Directorate to Combat Violence against Women (DCVAW) in... Read more
26 November 2018
Statement
Ending violence against women and girls is not a choice, it is rather a long-term commitment.
UNFPA & UNICEF Joint Statement  BAGHDAD, 26 November– In Iraq, women and girls from different backgrounds remain at risk of violence, in their homes, at school and in public spaces.  According to... Read more
24 October 2018
Press Release
The workshop provided an overview of the ethics and principles of quality reporting and story-telling.© 2018/UNFPA Iraq
To provide governmental and non-governmental organisations with skills for developing coherent and compelling messaging in order to communicate with impact, UNFPA in Iraq organised three workshops in... Read more
21 October 2018
Press Release
Dr Sogunro with Speaker Al-Halbousi
Dr Oluremi Sogunro, UNFPA Representative to Iraq, held high-level meetings with Mr Mohammed Al-Halbousi, Speaker of the House, Dr Mahdi Al-Allak, Secretary-General of the Prime Minister’s office, and... Read more
17 October 2018
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they... Read more
10 October 2018
Statement
A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the right of everyone.
Today on World Mental Health Day, UNFPA calls for strengthened action to provide services for the mental health of young people.  A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the... Read more
5 October 2018
News
Nadia Murad wins the Nobel Peace Prize 2018
Erbil, Iraq; 5 October 2018 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq congratulates the Yazidi human rights activist, Nadia Murad, who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for her... Read more
4 October 2018
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Newly-appointed UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Oluremi Sogunro
Baghdad, Iraq; 4 October 2018 –  Newly-appointed UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Oluremi Sogunro, has assumed official duties after presenting his letters of credence in Bagdad to the Head of the... Read more

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