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14 November 2019
Press Release

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more

13 November 2019
Press Release
The Iraq delegation to the Nairobi Summit © 2019

From Cairo 1994 to Nairobi 2019: Reigniting the movement for rights and choices for all

World leaders, civil society and private sector gathering in Kenya to commit to actions for ending maternal death, meeting demand for contraceptives and protecting women and girls from violence by... Read more

11 November 2019
News

World leaders, civil society and private sector gathering in Nairobi to commit to actions for ending maternal death, meeting demand for family planning and stopping gender-based violence by 2030

Nairobi, Kenya, 11 November 2019 -- Actions to save mothers’ lives, meet the global demand for contraception and stop violence against women and girls by 2030 are the focus of a three-day global... Read more

11 October 2019
Statement

GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!

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

World Mental Health 2019| Executive Director Statement | UNFPA

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

Youth of Iraq & Peace-building: Catalysts for Change

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
News
Dr Sogunro with the First Lady of Iraq © 2019/UNFPA Iraq

UNFPA Representative, First Lady, Convene over ICPD & Population Matters

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
News
UNFPA Representative Dr Oluremi Sognuro welcomed in his office in Baghdad today Mr Christopher Reltien © 2019/UNFPA Iraq

New Head of ECHO visits UNFPA Iraq Office in Baghdad

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

WHD 2019 | Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others

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

Luxembourg announces over €6.7M in new funding for UNFPA; €735,000 for Iraq

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

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