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5 June 2017
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was... Read more
2 June 2017
In the News
Adv. Gawanas flanked by Tewodros Melesse, IPPF Executive Director and Dr. Naomi Seboni, IPPF President.
WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) recognised former African Union (AU) Commissioner for Social Affairs Advocate Bience Gawanas, who is currently the Special... Read more
30 May 2017
Press Release
3)	H.E. Adv. Gawanas with her daughter Amakhoe, son Sinan and grandson Hodago at the award ceremony.
WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - The United Nations Population Fund Namibia Country Office extends heartiest congratulations to H.E. Advocate Bience Gawanas, former African Union (AU) Commissioner for Social... Read more
24 May 2017
Statement
United Nations, New York, 23 May 2016 - Obstetric fistula is almost exclusively a condition of the poorest, most vulnerable and most marginalized women and girls. It afflicts those who lack access to... Read more
17 May 2017
UNITED NATIONS, New York - Increasing investments in procuring and distributing male condoms provides a significant economic returns for countries with scarce resources, a new study finds. The study... Read more
15 May 2017
Windhoek, Namibia -Improving the health status of mothers and children is one of the important priorities for the Namibian government, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Loide... Read more
9 May 2017
Gobabis, Omaheke Region, Namibia — Each day, single mother Elizabeth Kazapua rises at 4.30 a.m. and begins her hour-long journey by foot to work at the site of a ground-breaking pilot project at... Read more
25 April 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York - UNFPA has won the Webby Award and the Webby People's Voice Award in the category of Best Use of Photography for the web feature, "16 Girls, 16 Stories of... Read more
9 February 2017
Windhoek, Namibia - In Namibia, young people are a significant proportion of the population. In 2011, 66 per cent of the population was younger than 35 years old and adolescents were about 23 % of... Read more
9 January 2017
A Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) delegation visited UNFPA Procurement Service Branch (PSB) in Copenhagen, Denmark, to gain a first-hand understanding of UNFPA procurement... Read more

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