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3 December 2018
Press Release
Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. The theme for this year’s IDPD is “Empowering persons... Read more
28 November 2018
Statement
28 November 2018, Zhengzhou City, Henan Province Distinguished Mr. Dai Baihua, Vice Governor of Henan Provincial Government, Distinguished Mr. Chen Ziquan, President of CMCHA, Distinguished Mr. Qin... Read more
25 November 2018
Statement
Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and... Read more
7 November 2018
News
Deng Boqing, Vice-Chair of the China International Development Cooperation Agency, and UNFPA Deputy Executive Director Dereje Wordofa signed the agreement at UNFPA Headquarters in New York on 29 October 2018. © UNFPA/Tara Milutis
A $2 million commitment from the People’s Republic of China will harness the power of South-South cooperation to reduce maternal deaths and prevent and treat cervical cancer in Sierra Leone. Over the... Read more
25 October 2018
News
BEIJING, China  – China and countries along the Belt and Road are gathering in Beijing today for an international workshop addressing gender-biased sex selection. The workshop is co-organized by... Read more
18 October 2018
News
UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND, Beijing, 18 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they... Read more
3 September 2018
Statement
Secretary-General António Guterres speaks at the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
Your Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, Distinguished Heads of State and Government, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, all protocol observed, I am honoured to be... Read more
18 August 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2018 Women and girls uprooted by war or... Read more
18 August 2018
Statement
I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Kofi Annan, who throughout his exemplary career worked tirelessly for a more just and peaceful world, based on our shared humanity and fundamental values... Read more
12 August 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018 We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We... Read more

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