You are here

Main events calendar

Past Events

16 September 2013 - 20 September 2013


Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference

Representatives from 40 countries will attend the Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference from 16-20 September in Bangkok.
The Conference will review the region’s successes, challenges and future priorities in the area of population and development. Its agenda covers a wide range of issues including poverty reduction, sexual and reproductive health and rights, HIV and AIDS, gender equality, youth, ageing, migration, and sustainable development.


11 July 2013 - 11 July 2013


Adolescent Pregnancy is not Just a Health Issue; it's a Development Issue

 Statement by the UNFPA Executive Director for World Population Day 2013
There are over 600 million girls in the world today, more than 500 million of them in developing countries. They are shaping humanity’s present and future. The opportunities and choices girls have during adolescence will enable them to begin adulthood as empowered, active citizens.


28 May 2013 - 30 May 2013


Women Deliver Conference 2013

KUALA LUMPUR—There is a pressing need to invest in girls in women, and to ensure their concerns including reproductive and sexual health are fully integrated in the post-2015 development framework, presenters at the Women Deliver 2013 conference (28-30 May) emphasized. Speakers including Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stressed that family planning initiatives empowering women to manage their fertility are especially important for realizing human rights and sustainable development.