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17 October 2018

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

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

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

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

27 August 2018

Message by UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa Dr. Julitta Onabanjo at the Executive Board

Statement by Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director for UNFPA East and Southern Africa, at the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Informal Session on 27 August 2018 in New York.    Mr.... Read more

17 August 2018
Some of the young people who attended the #BeFree SADC Youth Dialogue at Club Vibe in Windhoek.

SADC First Ladies participate in #BeFree campaign

Windhoek -  Leaders and role models from across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) engaged with the youth as part of the #BeFree SADC Youth Dialogue held at Vibe Club in Windhoek on 17... Read more

8 August 2018

Health ministry, UNFPA launch The Condomize Campaign

Ongwediva -  The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MohSS) in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners recently launched The Condomize Campaign in Namibia.  ... Read more

3 June 2018

First Lady takes #BeFree Movement to Ohangwena and Omusati Regions

WIndhoek, Namibia -The First Lady of the Republic of Namibia (FLON), Madam Monica Geingos on 1 and 3 June 2018 launched the #BeFree Movement in Omusati and Ohangwena Regions respectively. The events... Read more

31 May 2018

Human Rights approach needed to mainstream disability in Namibia

Windhoek- Disability continues to be addressed with a charity approach rather than a Human Rights approach in Namibia, stakeholders concluded following the National Workshop on Disability which took... Read more

28 May 2018

Menstrual Health and Hygiene Day calls for #NoMoreLimits for women and girls

Gobabis- In a collective effort to draw increased attention towards menstrual health and hygiene management, the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) together with the United Nations (UN)... Read more