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19 October 2017
The State of World Population 2017 report bearing the theme “Worlds Apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality” was launched today at a half day advocacy event organized by UNFPA.... Read more
12 October 2017
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The UNFPA 8th Country Programme was launched in the Benishangul Gumuz Region at a workshop held today. The region is one of the two operational regions which UNFPA added when it embarked on its four-... Read more
3 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
19 August 2017
Statement
Message of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem World Humanitarian Day 19 August 2017 Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth safely... Read more
14 August 2017
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2017 Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to... Read more
8 August 2017
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The newly appointed Country Representative of UNFPA, Ms. Bettina Mass, presented today her credentials to Mrs. Hirut Zemene, State Minister for Foreign Affairs.  Making remarks on the occasion, Mrs.... Read more
11 July 2017
Statement
MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017 Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 ***   Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who... Read more
10 July 2017
News
H.E. Demitu Hambissa, Minister of Women and Children Affairs, today paid a visit to a UNFPA supported safe house run by the Association for Women's Sanctuary and Development (AWSAD). Minister Demitu... Read more
29 June 2017
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A safe house with a capacity of accommodating more than 80 women who survived gender based violence and are in need of protection was launched today in the Gilgel Beles town in the Mandura woreda in... Read more
29 June 2017
A half-day high level consultative meeting was held today to review Ethiopia’s progress on FP 2020 commitments. The meeting was organized by the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia in... Read more

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