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14 November 2019
Part of the Namibian delegation that represented the country at the Summit.

Landmark Nairobi Summit on ICPD takes place in Kenya

WINDHOEK, Namibia - Over 9000 conference participants from around the world gathered in the capital of Kenya between 12 – 14 November 2019 to celebrate the 25th commemoration of the ground breaking... Read more

28 October 2019

AfriYAN convenes strategic planning meeting

WINDHOEK, Namibia - UNFPA actively empowers and engages young people in its work and advocates for full participation of youth in order to reach their full potential. To this end, UNFPA has been... Read more

19 September 2019

Maternal mental health matters! Let’s act now

WINDHOEK, Namibia —“Around one in five women will experience a mental health problem during pregnancy or shortly after giving birth, but maternal mental health disorders are treatable.”  This was... Read more

10 September 2019

Africa launch of UNFPA’s Global Midwifery Strategy 2018–2030

WINDHOEK, Namibia – The UNFPA Global Midwifery Strategy for 2018–2030 was launched today at the Safari Hotel ahead of the International Confederation of Midwifery (ICM) Regional Conference.   The new... Read more

26 July 2019

Nation’s health experts look to improve women’s health

WINDHOEK, Namibia - The first-ever Namibia Women’s Health Conference identified action areas to advance the goals of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the... Read more

4 July 2019

Vice President reiterates the Namibian Government support towards the unfinished Cairo Agenda

WINDHOEK,  Namibia  –  While Namibia and the world at large have yielded results toward advancing the goals of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), Vice President H.E.... Read more

28 June 2019
Despite the tremendous progress Namibia has made in reducing new HIV infections by up to 21%, new HIV infections are still occurring among young people .

Launch of the #Condomize Campaign in Zambezi Region

WINDHOEK, Namibia -  Local community leaders and residents of Katima Mulilo were all in attendance to witness the vibrant regional launch of the #Condomize Campaign that took place on the 28th of... Read more

15 June 2019

We want improved sexual and reproductive health – young people in Namibia call for support to ICPD agenda

WINDHOEK, Namibia —Strengthen our sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), especially for young people in rural areas and those with disabilities. Give us access to SRH information and... Read more

24 May 2019

People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

22 May 2019

ICPD 25 and UNFPA@50 commemoration kicks off in Namibia

WINDHOEK, Namibia - The UNFPA Namibia Country Office on 22 May 2019 launched its Roadmap to Nairobi with a high-level reception to mark the beginning of celebrations for UNFPA’s 50th Anniversary (... Read more