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5 June 2017
Statement
Passing away of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017 – The President of the United Nations... 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
27 March 2017
Press Release
Country representatives from the English and Dutch-Speaking Caribbean (EDSC) will discuss the population challenges and opportunities facing the Caribbean’s sustainable development on March 27-28 in... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Universal access to sexual and reproductive health—the key to gender equality   Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and fear, without... Read more
16 February 2017
News
The First Ladies and Spouses of the Caribbean Network
Georgetown, Guyana was the chosen location for the Forum convened by First Ladies and Spouses of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on 16 February 2017. Held under the theme “... Read more
13 February 2017
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Minister of Home Affairs, His Excellency Mohamed F. Noersalim, has appointed Student Ambassadors in Domestic Violence from the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (AdeKUS). The students have been... Read more
29 April 2016
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Representatives from the 15 CARICOM Member States will meet in Gros Islet, St Lucia April 29 -30 to agree on a strategy and action plan to reduce adolescent pregnancy in the region. The meeting is a... Read more
12 April 2016
News
Tuesday April 12th at the New Kingston Conference Centre 5:30pm - 7:30pm
31 March 2016
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, Panama 31 March 2016 – The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of $250,000 to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to purchase contraceptives and other reproductive... Read more
8 March 2016
Statement
For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment of human rights remain elusive. For instance, nearly 14 million children are forced into marriage every year... Read more

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