News

News

24 July 2020
Statement
The Pacific can become a global leader in ending child marriage Editorial – Dr Jennifer Butler, Director of the United Nations Populations Fund Pacific Sub-Regional Office   Today, 33,000 girls under... Read more
9 June 2020
Press Release
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific Sub-Regional Office, in collaboration with diverse youth networks, the Pacific Disability Forum, United Nations sister agencies, and with the... Read more
12 May 2020
News
A group of 10 Retired Fijian Midwives
A group of ten retired Fijian midwives has recently returned from Samoa after completing ten successful weeks, supporting maternal health during the measles epidemic. The United Nations Population... Read more
3 February 2020
News
The Pacific is characterized by rates of gender-based violence up to twice the global average and these rates are 2-3 times higher for women with disabilities. A conflation of the increase in... Read more
2 December 2019
Press Release
2nd December, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UNFPA Emergency Reproductive Health Kits arrive in measles-affected Samoa Suva, Fiji   The Government of Samoa declared a state of emergency on 15 November... Read more
27 November 2019
News
27th November, 2019  His Majesty King Tupou VI of Tonga only daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Halaevalu Mata’aho Napua Okalani Tuku’aho has been appointed as Patron for... Read more
9 August 2018
News
Australia and UNFPA join forces with six Pacific governments to improve access to essential family planning services   Suva-Fiji/Canberra-Australia, 9 August, 2018—The Government of Australia and... Read more
6 June 2017
Press Release
"This is a devastating loss for UNFPA and for the people, especially women, girls and youth, he dedicated his life to serving, starting from when he became a doctor in Nigeria. UNFPA expresses its... Read more
27 March 2017
Press Release
Cuernavaca, Morelos.-El Fondo de Población de las   Naciones   Unidas   (UNFPA) en   México en alianza    con    Johnson    &    Johnson   fortalecen programas de formación de parteras... Read more
29 November 2016
News
AS we embark upon the 2030 Development Agenda, one in three women worldwide have experienced some form of physical or sexual violence, usually perpetrated by someone she knows. Protecting women and... Read more

Pages