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29 July 2022
Mr. Koji Hase, First Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Namibia. 

Bringing Dignity to women in Zambezi

In July 2022 the Government of Namibia took away all COVID-19 regulations and slowly but surely life is coming back to normal. However, the effects... Read more

18 July 2022
Rivaldo Kavanga

Seeing the unseen

Opinion Editorial Rivaldo Kavanga, Chairperson of the Health Committee of the Children’s Parliament, Namibia He also moderated the intergenerational dialogue on unintended pregnancies in Namibia... Read more

13 July 2022
SoWP launch

UNFPA, the Government of Namibia, and partners launched State of World Population Report 2022

Minster of Health, Hon. Dr. Kalumbi Shangula flanked by Hon. Bonifatius Wakudumo, Governor of  Kavango East Region and Hon. Emma Theofelus, Deputy Minister  of Information, Communication and... Read more

12 July 2022
Hon. Theofelus (middle) receives the 2022 United Nations Population Award from Ms. Roseau, UNFPA Namibia Representative.

Hon. Theofelus receives the 2022 UN Population Award

RUNDU, Namibia – Hon. Emma Theofelus, Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Technology was presented with the 2022 United Nations Population Award medal and diploma as the individual... Read more

11 July 2022
Cynthyia Paulo

World Population Day Statement by a victim of teenage pregnancy

I remember in 2017 when I met this guy. He was tall, quite bold and he said all the beautiful things that I wanted to hear. And in 2018, we started dating. I mean…. I was in love! Until all hell... Read more

11 July 2022
Young people’s march to the venue of the event to raise awareness of WPD.

Namibia marks World Population Day

Namibia joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Population Day on 11 July 2022, a day celebrated annually to focus attention on the urgency... Read more

1 July 2022
President Hage Geingob paid a visit to the #Condomize stand at the vaccination pop-up. @UNFPA/Namibia

President Geingob urges Namibians to get vaccinated against COVID-19 

The First Lady of Namibia’s One Economy Foundation, with support from UNFPA Namibia Country Office and other partners, hosted the #LoveProtects pop-... Read more

27 June 2022
Sheila Roseau, UNFPA Namibia Representative addressing the meeting.  @UNFPA/Namibia

Strengthening quantification of reproductive and maternal health commodities in Namibia 

The  United Nations Population Fund East and Southern Africa Regional Office (UNFPA ESARO) in collaboration with UNFPA Namibia Country Office... Read more

14 June 2022
Press Release
© Emma Theofelus

Pioneering 25-year-old parliamentarian from Namibia and National Population and Family Planning Board in Indonesia win 2022 UN Population Award

Announced in a virtual ceremony today, the 2022 United Nations Population Award individual laureate is Member of Parliament of the Republic of... Read more

27 May 2022
The dignity kits distributed by UNFPA contained various essential items such as sanitary pads.

Menstrual Hygiene Day

The impact of COVID-19 on families, women and girls cannot be underestimated.  During the pandemic, Namibian families had to prioritise basic needs... Read more