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9 February 2018
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Abuja, Nigeria - More than 250 young Nigerians attended the evening for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) town hall meeting, and showing tremendous enthusiasm to discuss not only the problems... Read more
9 February 2018
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Whilst in Nigeria, the Envoy has been meeting with key actors in the youth development space.
Abuja, Nigeria – The UN Youth Envoy is visiting Africa in her first multi-nation mission, where she will be learning about the challenges and work young people are doing in Senegal, Gambia, Ghana,... Read more
9 February 2018
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Mrs. Ifeoma Nkiruka Anagbobu and Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake examined the challenges in advancing youth priorities in Nigeria.
Abuja, Nigeria – Mrs. Ifeoma Nkiruka Anagbobu, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Nigeria welcomed Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, the United Nations... Read more
8 February 2018
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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.
Abuja, Nigeria - 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... Read more
17 October 2017
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In most developing countries, the poorest women have the fewest options for family planning.
UNITED NATIONS, New York--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... Read more
3 October 2017
Dr. Kanem is the Fund’s fifth 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... Read more
5 June 2017
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UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more
23 May 2017
Hafsatu yunusa, a 34 year old fistula survivor was diagnosed with Vesico Vaginal fistula deemed irreparable. She had 6 failed attempts and lived with the condition for 20 years. “I got married at age... Read more
8 May 2017
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by Boko Haram and is on standby to provide emergency reproductive healthcare and... Read more
8 May 2017
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The President of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, Ms Laura Boldrini  had a private interactive session with adolescent girls of the UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, supported project called “... Read more

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