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29 July 2015
Dispatch
Executive Director, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Mr. Ronald Jackson, says that although the Caribbean is one of the most hazard- prone regions of the world there are steps... Read more
14 June 2015
Dispatch
PORTLAND, Jamaica - Globally, about 19% of young women in developing countries become pregnant before the age of 18. Girls under 15 account for 2 million of the 7.3 million births that occur to... Read more
13 June 2015
World Population Day is observed on July 11 each year to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, particularly in the context of overall development and to enhance... Read more
5 May 2015
Dispatch
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund  Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide... Read more
4 May 2015
Dispatch
KINGSTON, 4 May 2015 -  In Jamaica, music is a powerful tool to raise awareness, voice protest, lead advocacy and promote social change. It is therefore quite fitting that with current public... Read more
14 January 2015
Dispatch
2014 was an important year for UNFPA. There were several international conferences with which the SRO was actively engaged. Preparatory activities included advocating high level participation of... Read more
3 December 2014
Dispatch
The UN system in Jamaica hosted a high-level meeting with parliamentarians to observe International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on 25th November at the Terra Nova Hotel,... Read more
1 December 2014
UNFPA Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean – “ We must invest in young people to realize the potential that resides within them,” Sheila Roseau, Director, UNFPA Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean... Read more
10 October 2014
Dispatch
UN Jamaica in association with its Government Partners invites you to a public forum to commemorate International Day of the Girl Child, this Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Knutsford Court... Read more
1 October 2014
Dispatch
On this 24th International Day of Older Persons, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, joins the worldwide celebration of longevity and acknowledges the contributions that older persons make to... Read more

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