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1 December 2018
Statement
THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON WORLD AIDS DAY 2018 Thirty years after the first World AIDS Day, the response to HIV stands at a crossroads. Which way we turn may define the course... Read more
1 December 2018
News
YANGON, Myanmar – “If I had known about safe sex in my teens, my life would never have turned out this way”, says 21-year-old Sithu*, who contracted HIV when he was only 19. Sithu was always a... Read more
28 November 2018
Press Release
(Bangkok) Senior officials representing governments from across Asia and the Pacific today recommitted their countries to putting people and their rights at the heart of development, noting that... Read more
26 November 2018
Press Release
Bangkok (ESCAP News) -- Senior government officials, United Nations representatives and civil society from across Asia and the Pacific gathered in Bangkok today for the start of the Midterm Review of... Read more
26 November 2018
Statement
Opening remarks by Laura Londen, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Management) Asian and Pacific Population Conference / Mid-Term Review of the Asian and Pacific Declaration on Population and... Read more
25 November 2018
Statement
Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with... Read more
24 October 2018
Statement
Closing remarks by Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Tehran, Iran, October 24, 2018 Image: UNFPA Iran   It is a pleasure to be able to join you all... Read more
17 October 2018
News
The United Nations Population Fund’s latest flagship State of World Population 2018 report focuses on the power of choice. The report titled 'The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the... Read more
17 October 2018
Press Release
New York / Bangkok, 17 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families, including in Asia and the Pacific, is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many... Read more
16 October 2018
News
DONGGALA, Indonesia – “I am so scared. I can’t even describe it,” Ibu Fariati, 27, told UNFPA. On 28 September, Ms. Fariati’s home collapsed in a 7.5-magnitude earthquake that, just 30 minutes later... Read more

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