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27 December 2017

Reproductive health and rights in the Arab region, a year’s harvest

By Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA’s director for the Arab region The Arab region, home to 346 million people, is predominantly young, as 28 percent of its population is composed of young women and men under 30... Read more

17 October 2017

UNFPA State of the World Population Report 2017

In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges... Read more

4 October 2017
Press Release
Dr. Natalia Kanem.

Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United... Read more