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6 September 2016
Statement
HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference: The Implications of Ageing Hanoi, Viet Nam. 6-8 September 2016 Opening Remarks: Lubna Baqi - Deputy Regional Director, UNFPA Asia-Pacific   Good morning. It... Read more
6 September 2016
Press Release
HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2016 The Economic Implications of Ageing Hanoi, Vietnam, 6-8 September 2016   Hanoi - As more and more countries in Asia and the Pacific face rapidly ageing... Read more
6 September 2016
    Asia and the Pacific is home to over half the world’s people over 60 years of age. These numbers are expected to rise from over 500 million in 2015 to over 850 million by 2030. By then, nearly... Read more
2 September 2016
Feature Story
  In the remote town of Gaoban in the western Chinese province of Sichuan, centenarian Tang Chomao lives alone, relying on volunteers to give him care, assistance and a lifeline to the outside world... Read more
31 August 2016
Khun Porametee Wimolsiri, Secretary General of the National Economic and Social Development Board; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen: On behalf of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA,... Read more
30 August 2016
Feature Story
  Yangon - Myanmar is ageing. There are more elderly people here than ever before. In the last 30 years the number of older persons (aged 65 and over) per 100 young persons (aged under 15) has almost... Read more
26 August 2016
Feature Story
Video of cPAmJtfNAdo   Young people from across the Maldives are joining hands to tackle the growing environmental crisis faced by the Indian Ocean nation. Rising sea levels and climate change... Read more
24 August 2016
Press Release
kNOwVAWdata: Measuring the Prevalence of Violence against Women across Asia-Pacific Bangkok – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Asia-Pacific Regional Office and the Australian Department of... Read more
24 August 2016
Paul Robilliard, Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand and Yoriko Yasukawa, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Asia-Pacific. Bangkok – The 2012 New Delhi gang rape... Read more
22 August 2016
UNFPA’s Asia-Pacific Regional Office and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) have launched kNOwVAWdata - a landmark three year initiative to help countries in the region... Read more

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