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11 July 2017
Statement
World Population Day 2017, Family planning: empowering people, developing nations
MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017 Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 ***  ... Read more
11 July 2017
Press Release
World Population Day 2017 - Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations
No woman should die giving birth. Babies must survive and thrive: The urgent need to invest in family planning, maternal and newborn health care Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
Statement of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.  I offer sincere condolences... Read more
5 June 2017
Press Release
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
5 May 2017
Dispatch
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the InternationalDay of the Midwife, 5 May 2017   UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving... Read more
11 April 2017
In the News
by The Nation Extended families have made a comeback, with multi-generational family units again forming the biggest group in Thai society. Of all households in the country, 37 per cent are now... Read more
4 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
22 March 2017
In the News
Article on the Guardian, written by Sally Weale A teenage pregnancy prevention strategy widely credited with halving the rate of conceptions among teenagers in England is to be adopted by authorities... Read more
16 March 2017
Feature Story
Buddy Love in Vocational School
Watch video of this story here.  Chiang Rai, Thailand—“I joined this ‘Buddy Love’ project to get some useful experience. What I have learned I share with my friends. This includes things like how to... Read more
16 March 2017
Feature Story
Watch video of this story here. Bangkok, Thailand—“If my friend found out that she is pregnant unexpectedly, I would comfort her and make sure she is okay. Then I would be there for her and support... Read more

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