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11 October 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem The International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October  Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the... Read more
10 October 2019
Statement
Message from Dr Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019 The mental health consequences of crisis and conflict are serious, yet often overlooked. Those... Read more
23 September 2019
News
The five-day training will focus on collaboration and dialogue in sustaining peace © 2019/UNFPA Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq; 23 September 2019 – Investing in young people can help put countries on a path to accelerated economic growth and equitable development. To that end, the Swedish government and the... Read more
12 September 2019
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Dr Sogunro with the First Lady of Iraq © 2019/UNFPA Iraq
Population challenges, status of women, violence against women, population growth, family planning, and the Nairobi Summit for Population & Development (ICPD25) were at the heart of the... Read more
11 September 2019
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UNFPA Representative Dr Oluremi Sognuro welcomed in his office in Baghdad today Mr Christopher Reltien © 2019/UNFPA Iraq
UNFPA Representative Dr Oluremi Sognuro welcomed in his office in Baghdad today Mr Christopher Reltien, the newly appointed Head of the EU Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) mission in... Read more
19 August 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian 2019 Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA... Read more
12 August 2019
Press Release
Mr. Manuel Tonnar, Director at the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Directorate, meets UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at UNFPA headquarters in New York. © UNFPA
New York, USA -  UNFPA received a significant financial boost with €6,735,000 in additional core and non-core funding from the Government of Luxembourg, a staunch advocate of sexual and reproductive... Read more
12 August 2019
Statement
My Body, My Life, My World! A brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2019My Body, My Life, My World! A brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation From their communities to their... Read more
8 August 2019
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UNFPA Director for the Arab region visit to Iraq
BAGHDAD, Iraq, 8 August 2019 – UNFPA Director for the Arab region, Dr Luay Shabaneh, concluded last week a four-day visit to Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  During the visit, Dr... Read more
1 August 2019
Press Release
ICPD25 at the centre of the discussions between UNFPA Regional Director, and the Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and Planning, respectively
BAGHDAD, Iraq, 1 August 2019 – Twenty-five years ago, 179 world leaders promised women to empower and protect them and improve their access to reproductive health services at the International... Read more

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