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27 April 2017
Youth from across Asia and the Pacific will attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Youth, Peace & Security, in Bangkok, Thailand from 16-19 May 2017. The consultation aims to build a... Read more
27 April 2017
Youth from across Asia and the Pacific will attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Youth, Peace & Security, in Bangkok, Thailand from 16-19 May 2017. The consultation aims to build a... Read more
26 April 2017
  Ulaanbaatar - For as long as she can remember, Oyunchimeg wanted to be a health professional - specifically  She a midwife at the First Maternity Hospital, the top maternity facility in the... Read more
25 April 2017
Feature Story
Dhaka - Cyclone Roanu swept through Bangladesh in May 2016, causing floods and landslides, submerging hundreds of homes and affecting up to 3.7 million people across the country. In the immediate... 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
12 April 2017
Feature Story
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

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