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15 May 2018
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Global Development Experts Call for Private Sector Involvement in Harnessing Demographic Dividend

Global Development Experts Call for Private Sector Involvement in Harnessing Demographic Dividend Release: May 8th, 2018 – Lagos.  To galvanize private sector involvement in accelerating the process... Read more

15 May 2018
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UNFPA, KOICA signs Memorandum of Understanding on its humanitarian support to Borno State, Nigeria

                                                                                                                        Press Release: UNFPA, KOICA signs Memorandum of Understanding on its... Read more

5 May 2018
News
 Student Midwives at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital during the IDM 2017 commemoration

International Day of the Midwife 2018

An estimated 111 women and girls die from complications of pregnancy and delivery everyday, as Nigeria ranks one of the highest in maternal mortality amongst developing countries. With only 2% of... Read more

1 May 2018
News

FP2020 Reference Group Meeting

Oh YES, today is Labour Day; But then who will refuse Prof Isaac Adewole the Hon. Minister for Health if you see him at your door step! UNFPA Nigeria the Hon. Minister was received by Dr Diene Keita... Read more

27 April 2018
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GRID3 Mission to Nigeria

A team of experts from UNFPA HQ led by Tapiwa Jhamba - Technical Adviser: Population Data and Research  and Ms Sabrina Juran - Technical Specialist, Data and Population Analysis, all of Population... Read more

26 April 2018
News

“Include men in the family planning advocacy” – Experts, at the Nigerian Health Watch Forum

The Country Representative of UNFPA, Dr. Diene Keita called for a more inclusive family planning advocacy, one that involved a strong inclusion of men in family planning process so as to get the... Read more

26 April 2018
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UNFPA’s provides technical support to Government of Yobe State, following the mass abduction and subsequent return of girls in Dapchi Government Girls Secondary School

On February 19th, 2018, a sect of Boko Haram attacked the idyllic village of Dapchi in Yobe State, abducting 112 children from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, including a boy and... Read more

26 April 2018
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Dr Diene Keita UNFPA Country Representative visit to Lagos project sites

During her official visit to the Lagos Liaison Office from 22nd to 25th April 2018 ​UNFPA Representative, Dr Diene Keita met with  ​staff of the office, some members of the Youth Participatory ... Read more

10 February 2018
News

Youth Envoy visits Internally Displaced Persons in Waru Community, Abuja, promises educational intervention

Abuja, Nigeria – In the final day of her Mission in Nigeria, the UN Secretary General’s Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake paid a visit to the Waru Community in Abuja, an area where a considerable... Read more

9 February 2018
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“I am in your country to feel the pulse of the youth, and to see what policymakers are doing to create a better future for them,” Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake said.

The United Nations must recognise the need for a Youth Commission – Nigerian Minister of Youth and Sports in a meeting with the UN Youth Envoy

Abuja, Nigeria – Nigeria’s Minister for Youth and Sports recommended the creation of a United Nations Youth Commission, similar to the Commission on the Status of Women, in a meeting held with the UN... Read more

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