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8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more

8 March 2019
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Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019  ... Read more

7 February 2019
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Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, Health Minister, receiving the donation of hygiene kits from UNFPA Representative.

UNFPA donates hygiene kits for women and girls impacted by Hepatitis E outbreak

WINDHOEK –  As part of ongoing efforts to eradicate an outbreak of Hepatitis E that began in December 2017, UNFPA handed over 1,600 hygiene kits to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS... Read more

8 November 2018
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Groundbreaking Regional Strategy on Sexual and Reproductive Health gets ministerial approval for Southern Africa

WINDHOEK, Namibia, 8 November—The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) groundbreaking and far-reaching Regional Strategy for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) 2019–2030, and... Read more

7 November 2018
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Unprecedented collaboration leads new UNFPA Country Programme

WINDHOEK, Namibia, 7 November - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Namibia’s new Country Programme (CP) for 2019 to 2023 approved by the Executive Board in September 2018 is a result of a... Read more

26 October 2018
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Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more

17 October 2018
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Launch of State of World Population report in Namibia

WINDHOEK – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on 17 October 2018 launched its flagship State of World Population report titled, “The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic... Read more

11 October 2018
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A Skilled GirlForce is a force for change!

Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl   We believe in the power of girls to change this world for the better. Let’s give them... Read more

5 October 2018
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Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more

6 September 2018
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UNFPA Namibia’s New Country Programme Approved

Windhoek - UNFPA Namibia’s new Country Programme (CP) for 2019 to 2023 was approved by the Executive Board on 5 September 2018 in New York. The new programme is informed by Agenda 2030 for the... Read more

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