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Accelerating the promise This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. At that conference, 179 governments adopted a Programme of Action, recognizing that reproductive health, women's empowerment and gender equality are the pathway to sustainable development.  Today, the world is aiming to achieve the Unit...
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“It is absolutely essential that everyone joins the conversation. We need your opinions, your strategies, your ideas, to be able to deliver better for the people of the world we must serve.” These words of UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres on UN Day 2019, inspired the approach of the UN Day celebration in The Gambia. Answering to the Secretary General’s call, the UN family in The Gambia, led series of commun...
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As the world commemorates the International Day of the Girl Child today, on the theme; “Girl Force: Unscripted and unstoppable” UNFPA The Gambia celebrates the achievements by, with and for girls in The Gambia. We explore the stories of four vibrant adolescent girls, who have benefitted from UNFPA supported interventions in the country and have dedicated their efforts and time to impacting change in their communitie...