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The Envoy was accompanied by members of her team and the UNFPA delegation, which included UNFPA Nigerian Country Representative, Diene Keita and UNFPA Ghana Country Representative, Mr. Niyi Ojuolape.

8 February 2018

Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister commends UN Youth Envoy on a timely and important visit

The UN Secretary-General’s Youth Envoy’s visit to Nigeria began with a meeting with the Nigerian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Goeffrey Onyema, in Abuja. Nigeria is the fourth in the Envoy’s 5-country Mission to Africa...

In most developing countries, the poorest women have the fewest options for family planning.

17 October 2017

State of World Population 2017

Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and development, according the The State of World...

Dr. Kanem is the Fund’s fifth Executive Director.

3 October 2017

Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General. Dr. Kanem, a Panamanian, is the Fund’s fifth Executive Director. She had been



In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger...
This factsheet highlights UNFPA and the Government of Canada's response to the freed...

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