17 February 2014 - Press Release
— One hundred days since typhoon Yolanda hit central Philippines and left massive destruction and loss of lives, recovery efforts have shown some progress but much remains to be done to fully bring the affected communities back on their feet.
12 February 2014 - Press Release
New UN report says development gains from the past 20 years cannot be sustained unless governments tackle the inequalities that hurt the poorest and most marginalized
24 January 2014 - Press Release
NAY PYI TAW—International advisers have given a “thumbs up” to the Myanmar Government’s efforts to organize the country’s upcoming census, stating they are “greatly satisfied and comfortable with the level of preparedness” and adherence to global standards in census taking.
22 January 2014 - Press Release
MANILA--Twenty years on, the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) retains its relevance, the 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights is affirming this week.
22 January 2014 - Statement
Thank you Secretary of Health Enrique Ona for your leadership, commitment and vision. What you sir, and the Government of the Philippines have achieved in the form of the new reproductive health law, which we trust will soon be released from the Supreme Court process, is just inspirational.
10 January 2014 - Press Release
- Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark highlighted the work of the UNFPA in promoting healthy choices and lifestyles for young people in Myanmar including preventing teenage pregnancy and ensuring contraceptive protection for those who are in intimate relationships during a visit to a youth development centre in the heart of Yangon on Friday (10 January 2014).
07 January 2014 - Dispatch
—Recognizing the critical health concerns facing adolescents and the broad benefits of addressing them, the Indian Government today introduced a national strategy to provide health information and services to meet the diverse needs of people aged 10-19. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, helped develop the strategy.
16 December 2013 - Press Release
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines—The international community must make women’s health a priority as typhoon-hit areas in the Philippines begin reconstruction and recovery, said Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, following a visit to the provinces of Leyte and Eastern Samar.