This report provides an overview of achievements in 2011 in linking population dynamics and development, increasing access to maternal and newborn health, increasing availability of family planning, strengthening HIV-prevention services, advocating gender equality and reproductive rights, and increasing young people’s access to services.
2011 marked the birth of the 7 billionth person on Earth. The report highlights UNFPA’s groundbreaking 7 Billion Actions campaign, and its work toward confronting the challenges of a world of 7 billion people. In addition, the report has been restructured to reflect the seven outcomes of the new Development Results Framework of the revised UNFPA Strategic Plan, and features a redesigned layout.
Donor contributions to UNFPA reached a record $934 million in 2011. These contributions supported UNFPA projects and initiatives in 156 countries, territories and areas worldwide.