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5 February 2018
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The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Youth is on a two days mission in The Gambia as part of a multi nation visit in Africa. The mission to Gambia coincided with the commemoration... Read more
5 February 2018
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Chamen, Gambia, 5 February 2018 The UN Secretary General’s Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, together with UN Resident Coordinator, Ade Mamonyane Lekoetje and UNFPA Country Representative, Kunle... Read more
20 September 2016
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World Bank Vice President Keith Hansen, President Idriss Déby of Chad, President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and moderator Folly... Read more
9 March 2016
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NEW YORK, 8 March 2016 — A new multi-country initiative to accelerate action to end child marriage will help protect therights of millions of the world’s most vulnerable girls,UNICEF and UNFPA said... Read more
9 February 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 8 February 2016 – Diana Kendi Makale, a journalist from Kenya, was selected as the winner of the first Efua Dorkenoo Pan African Award for Reportage on Female Genital... Read more
5 February 2016
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, and UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, on the 2016 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation Female... Read more
21 January 2016
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Free UNFPA E-Courses on Procurement and Supply Chain: UNFPA has developed three e-courses in Procurement and Supply Chain related subjects. The courses are offered to partners in Governments, NGOs... Read more
25 August 2015
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UNFPA/The Guardian are proud to announce the media award for journalists reporting on FGM across Africa. The award is named "the Efua Dorkenoo Pan African Award for Reportage on Female Genital... Read more
15 May 2015
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Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do. There is no stronger testament to their care and... Read more
8 March 2015
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During the upcoming Commission on the Status of Women, we look to the world’s leaders to commit to stronger action and the full implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action for progress for the... Read more

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