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30 November 2020
Statement

COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020   On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all... Read more

29 November 2020
Press Release
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Ministry of Health at Federal Government and Kurdistan Region, UNFPA launch helpline for adolescents and young people

29 November 2020, Baghdad Iraq - The Ministries of Health at the Federal and Kurdistan Region levels, launched, with the support of UNFPA and funding from Sweden, a helpline for adolescents and youth... Read more

26 November 2020
News
UN75: Online training on media reporting amid COVID-19

UN75: Online training on media reporting amid COVID-19

The United Nations in Iraq organised on 19 November 2020 a one-day online media training workshop for 40 journalists from across the country to inform about the UN and the work of its Missions,... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day to End Violence against Women 25 November 2020 Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

COVID-19 exacerbating gender-based violence in Iraq

This year, the world marks the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), which starts on November 25, in unprecedented circumstances. The COVID-19 pandemic required governments to... Read more

22 November 2020
Press Release
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Ministry of Health, UNFPA launch the National Family Planning Strategy

22 November 2020;  Baghdad, Iraq - The Minister of Health, Dr Hasan Al-Tamimi, launched today the National Family Planning Strategy (2021-2025), developed with the support of UNFPA and funding from... Read more

19 November 2020
Press Release
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UNFPA delivers the fourth shipment of personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health in the Kurdistan Region

19 November 2020; Kurdistan Region of Iraq - During disease outbreaks, women face a variety of risks, yet they are too often absent in the design of pandemic responses. This has been true in the... Read more

15 November 2020
Press Release

Using technology to overcome the challenges caused by covid-19: UNFPA conducts its first donor virtual visit

17 November 2020; Baghdad, Iraq - As COVID-19 infection rates continue to be at high levels across the country, the continuation of services to the vulnerable populations remains a priority to UNFPA... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

8 November 2020
News

Calls for expression of interest: training on GBV reporting during health crises: COVID-19

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq will conduct in collaboration with UNFPA Syria Hub a training for Arab-speaking journalists in Iraq on GBV reporting during health crises: COVID-19... Read more

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