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9 December 2016
Dispatch
Colombo – Leaders of all ages came together to help Sri Lanka chart the way to middle income status and make the most of the contry's large working age population at a landmark forum today. Sri Lanka... Read more
9 December 2016
Statement
Statement to mark Human Rights Day by Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA’s Director for Asia and the Pacific. This is a line from ‘Taking it to the Streets,’ a Doobie Brothers song from the 1970s that many... Read more
29 November 2016
Statement
Statement on Safeguarding Women and Girls in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Yangon, 29 November 2016 — The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, is calling for urgently safeguarding of the health and... Read more
24 November 2016
Feature Story
“The most difficult part of my job is the repeated cases, where the husband will not change his behaviour, where the wife is not able to leave, and where she is abused again and again”, says GBV... Read more
24 November 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 This... Read more
5 November 2016
In the News
Courtesy Women's Earth Alliance
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) via its Asia-Pacific Regional Office is congratulating participants at the just-concluded Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction for... Read more
5 November 2016
Opinion
Chloe Reynaldo being interviewed at the UNFPA AMCDRR stall
Chloe Reynaldo (16) is a UNFPA-supported youth leader and peer educator on sexual and reproductive health and rights from the Philippines “These past two days were so packed, I can’t imagine it... Read more
4 November 2016
Yoriko Yasukawa, United Nations Population Fund Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Asian Ministerial Confereence on Disaster Risk Reduction, New Delhi, India   Excellencies, distinguished... Read more
4 November 2016
Chloe Reynaldo (16) is a UNFPA-supported youth leader and peer educator on sexual and reproductive health and rights from the Philippines Ever wondered what happens in special, high-level... Read more
24 October 2016
Opinion
UN Day 2016 and the 17 SDGs
Last year, as the United Nations marked its 70th anniversary, I shared my thoughts about why our institution plays such a crucial role globally, at a time of increasing challenges on so many fronts.... Read more

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