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25 November 2020
Press Release

UN China Gender Theme Group holds a Gender-based Violence Response Seminar in Beijing in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

BEIJING, China, 25 November 2020 - Today, the United Nations in China Gender Theme Group held a seminar in Beijing, to commemorate the 21st International Day for the Elimination of Violence against... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women  Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women... Read more

12 November 2020
News

One year after Nairobi, the march continues towards rights and choices for all

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic summit on ICPD25   New York/Bangkok, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19... Read more

30 October 2020
News

UNFPA to promote youth leadership for global actions

BEIJING, 30 October 2020 - - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with Beifang International Education Group and Tsinghua University, launched the third “Belt and Road” Youth... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard. Today, on the International Day of the Girl, let’s... Read more

19 September 2020
Statement

Opening Remarks by Mr. Hassan Mohtashami, Officer-in-Charge, UNFPA China at the Press Conference on the Publication of Varney’s Midwifery, Chinese Edition

China Maternal and Child Health Association, Beijing Distinguished participants, government officials from National Health Commission, from China Maternal and Child Health Association, and other... Read more

17 September 2020
Statement

Remarks by Mr. Bjorn Andersson, UNFPA Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at the launch ceremony of “Call to Action: Enabling Sisters with Disabilities to Join in Shaping the Future We Want”

Beijing, China  Delivered via video link Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Good morning. On behalf of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, I am honoured to participate in the Launch... Read more

12 September 2020
Statement

South-South cooperation takes us further on the road to global solidarity

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day for South-South Cooperation 12 September 2020 In the past 40 years, our world has transformed. Many developing... Read more

19 August 2020
Statement

Celebrating the Real-life Heroes Battling COVID-19, Crises and Disasters

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been more harrowing. Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records,... Read more

12 August 2020
News

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action... Read more

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