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5 May 2017
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that... Read more
18 April 2017
Yoriko Yasukawa is the Asia-Pacific Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Annette Sachs Robertson is the UNFPA Country Representative in Indonesia where the ASEAN... Read more
17 April 2017
  With so many success stories, it might seem hard to believe that across Asia and the Pacific as a whole tens of thousands of mothers still die needlessly through pregnancy and childbirth every year... Read more
12 April 2017
  At 19 years of age, Nay Hnin Lwin is on a crucial mission. She’s among 200 students at the Central Midwifery School in Yangon being trained on how to safeguard the lives of women who give birth in... Read more
4 April 2017
UNITED NATIONS, New York. —UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This decision is... Read more
31 March 2017
  Bangkok -- Asia-Pacific nations have adopted a road map of regional cooperation on implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (... Read more
30 March 2017
Press Release
BANGKOK (ESCAP News) — A high-level panel on the role of gender equality and women's empowerment in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific today called for greater... Read more
29 March 2017
Statement
Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, 2017 – Roundtable on SDG 3 Opening Remarks by Lubna Baqni, Deputy Regional Director, UNFPA Asia and the Pacific   We are very happy to be co-hosting... Read more
22 March 2017
  Colombo, Sri Lanka – Ninety per cent of women in Sri Lanka have endured sexual harassment while taking public transport, a new study commissioned by UNFPA has found.   The findings, released last... Read more
17 March 2017
In the News
  UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador inspires audiences and is inspired by them Leading Hollywood actor, humanitarian and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd is savouring... Read more

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