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8 August 2019
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Gambian Young People Host Road to Nairobi Temperature Check with UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem

  Young people have always and continue to be the heart of the work UNFPA does. As 2019 is a milestone year for UNFPA as it marks the 50th anniversary of the agency’s existence and the 25th... Read more

8 August 2019
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Government of The Gambia Hosts UNFPA@50 Partnership Celebration Dinner

A highlight of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem’s visit to The Gambia, was the UNFPA@50 partnership celebration dinner, hosted by the Government of The Gambia on 8 August 2019, at the ... Read more

5 August 2019
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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... Read more

30 July 2019
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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... Read more

17 July 2019
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UNFPA and Government of The Gambia Host National Celebration of World Population Day and Official Launch of SWOP 2019 in The Gambia

In 1994 at the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, commitments were made to ensure rights & choices for all are pursued. Have these promises been kept? There is no... Read more

11 July 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day 2019

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more

2 July 2019
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“Women’s leadership is synonymous to success” says Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, at UNFPA, Women’s Bureau, UN Women 3-day training on women’s leadership

Women’s participation in leadership and decision making, is a prerequisite for socio-economic advancement. It is the bedrock for laying a strong foundation for a community where rights are protected... Read more

13 June 2019
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UNFPA Supports Training of Women in Peacebuilding Network Committees on Early Warning, Conflict Prevention and Mitigation

The role of women in peacebuilding, cannot be underestimated. In times of conflict, they are part of the most vulnerable and highly affected. During such times, their enjoyment of fundamental human... Read more

30 May 2019
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UNFPA The Gambia Supports Training of Women in Leadership and Peacebuilding

In order to ensure that the unmet need for family planning, preventable maternal deaths and harmful practices such as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child Marriages end in The Gambia, a peaceful... Read more

30 May 2019
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The Gambia Programme of Action on Youth Launched

In 2017, the Gambian National Youth Council (NYC) under the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), with support from UNFPA and other partners, organised its biennial National Youth Conference and... Read more

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