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12 August 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2019

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation   From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years ago at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. In the decades since, we at UNFPA have

5 August 2019

UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem to Visit The Gambia

The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem will visit The Gambia from 8 to 10 August, 2019. This first official visit is part of celebrations of 50 years of UNFPA’s existence, the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo,

30 July 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2019

Trafficking in persons exploits the most vulnerable among us, those often already disadvantaged and marginalized, including refugees and migrants. No country is immune. More than 70 percent of human trafficking victims are women and girls, and 3 out of 4 are sexually exploited. This must cease. In countries around the world,

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