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6 March 2020

UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more

11 February 2020

Launching of Sexuality Online Interactive Knowledge for Young People

Launching of Sexuality Online Interactive Knowledge for Young People by UNFPA and Dek-D Interactive Co., Ltd 11 February 2020, Bangkok - UNFPA together with Dek-D Interactive Co.,ltd jointly... Read more

10 December 2019

Youth Standing up for Human Rights

Statement for Human Rights Day from UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem 10 December 2019 On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making... Read more

14 November 2019
Press Release

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more

12 November 2019
Press Release

Major commitments made by governments, civil society, private sector on opening day of landmark sexual and reproductive health summit

NAIROBI, Kenya, 12 November 2019 – World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end... Read more

1 November 2019

Nairobi National Commitment on ICPD25 by the Royal Thai Government

Commitment Description: Over the past 25 years, Thailand’s progress on ICPD commitments has been remarkable. In alignment to the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy, or SEP, conceived by His Majesty the... Read more

11 July 2019
25 years of the ICPD: accelerating the promise”

Message on World Population Day by the UN Secretary-General

U N I T E D   N A T I O N S   THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD POPULATION DAY 11 July 2019 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a... Read more

11 July 2019

World Population Day, Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her... Read more

31 May 2019

Ageing population presents new challenges to society's welfare

5 June 2019 by the Bangkok Post Elderly women are at risk of becoming sole breadwinners and living below the poverty line. Moreover, this group will most likely leave "a legacy of poverty", according... Read more

5 May 2019
Thailand trains Lao midwives through South-South Cooperation with UNFPA

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019   Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy,... Read more