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11 October 2016
Statement
“Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India. Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to... Read more
15 September 2016
Dispatch
Two senior officials of the Ethiopian Government today met various development partners to discuss on how the latter could contribute resources for the undertaking of the Population and Housing... Read more
10 August 2016
Dispatch
A three-day meeting of Asian-African Parliamentarians kicked off today in Ethiopia. Parliamentarians from several countries in Asia and Africa as well as one from European and Arab Forum are taking... Read more
8 August 2016
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 8 August 2016 – As fighting in South Sudan continues, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is concerned about the reported increase in sexual violence in that country... Read more
8 August 2016
Dispatch
Three kebeles (localities) in the Afambo Woreda (District) in the Afar Region in Ethiopia publicly declared abandonment of child marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at a ceremony held on... Read more
1 August 2016
UNFPA was recognized with a prize by the Tigray Regional State at the Health Festival that was held in the Region on July 29th, 2016 for its unreserved contribution in support of the health sector.... Read more
27 July 2016
Dispatch
The 10th Stop Cervical, Breast and Pro state Cancer in Africa Conference that was being held in Ethiopia over the past four days. The conference was held under the theme “A decade of Accomplishments... Read more
18 July 2016
Dispatch
The UNFPA Country Representative, Mr. Faustin Yao, paid a visit to UNFPA supported programmes in the Amhara Region on July 15. In his one day visit he went to the Finote Selam Hospital to see the... Read more
15 July 2016
The World Population Day was colourfully celebrated nationally on 14 July in Bahir Dar, the capital of the Amhara Regional State, with a half-day symposium in which around 350 people participated.... Read more
11 July 2016
MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2016 Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director... Read more

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