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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

1 December 2019

Sex workers face high HIV risks – and high barriers to care

SKOPJE, North Macedonia – As a transgender sex worker, Lila Milic has endured more than her share of mistreatment. Yet she does not feel safe seeking care and protection in the one place that should... Read more

14 November 2019

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

Nairobi, 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, unmet need... Read more

23 October 2019
Press Release

UNFPA population event ends with calls for strengthening human capital in response to demographic change

Investing in human capital, especially people’s health, education and innovative potential, is a key strategy for responding to demographic change in South-East Europe, participants concluded today... Read more

12 August 2019
Press Release

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

New York, United Nations  - From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years ago at the International Conference on Population... Read more

12 August 2019

UNFPA's new Global Strategy for Adolescents and Youth

The strategy is UNFPA’s strategic contribution to the UN Youth Strategy 2030: the United Nations Strategy on Youth. It will serve as:   a) the framework for our programming on adolescents and youth,... Read more

26 July 2019

Accelerating innovation to end unmet need for family planning

MUNICH, Germany — What if young people on the autism spectrum could access individually tailored sexuality-education information anytime they go online? That’s just one of the innovative approaches... Read more

10 July 2019

“What's Changed?” talks in North Macedonia marked World Population Day

This year's #WPD calls for global attention to the unfinished business of the Cairo ICPD Conference in 1994 was marked with “What's changed after 25 years talks in North Macedonia on gender-based... Read more

8 May 2019

UNFPA North Macedonia CO joins Skopje Marathon to promote ICPD25, UNFPA@50

SKOPJE, North Macedonia - Team members from CO North Macedonia recently took part in the 2019 edition of the Skopje Marathon, one of the biggest sporting events in the country. On 4 May, the UNFPA... Read more

10 April 2019
Press Release

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York - The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and... Read more