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12 August, worldwide
International Youth Day

19 August, worldwide
World Humanitarian Day

22 September, New York

5 April 2013 - 31 December 2015
MDG Momentum

President Museveni clarifies position on family planning

“Family Planning is good for the health of the mother, good for the health of children, and for the welfare of the family!” For most delegates who attended the opening of Uganda’s first National Family Planning Conference, these words from President Yoweri Museveni came as a surprise. more

For a better world for all

It is now 100 long days since the abduction of 276 girls from their school in Chibok in northern Nigeria shocked and outraged the world. While a few of the girls have managed to escape their captors, the majority remain separated from their shattered families, write Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. more

UNFPA committed to ICPD agenda in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique – UNFPA will continue to work with its Mozambican partners to ensure that the agenda of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) remains at the centre of development efforts, said Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa. more
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State of World's
Midwifery 2014

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Realizing the Potential
UNFPA Annual Report 2013

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UNFPA – improving the lives of women, youth

UNFPA promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. Our goals are to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health, promote reproductive rights, reduce maternal mortality and accelerate progress on the ICPD agenda (MDG 5a and b). We work to improve the lives of women and young people in the following interlinked areas:

Sexual and reproductive health
Reproductive health commodity security
Gender equality
Population and development
Adolescents & youth
Humanitarian emergencies

Family planning does not mean population control - Uganda President Museveni

In an interview with UBC, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni discusses family planning as good for the health of mothers and children as well as family welfare and consequently national development, at the opening of the National Family Planning Conference in Kampala.

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Interacting with young people in Uganda

NTV: UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Sarah Opendi and Dr. Jotham Musinguzi interact with young people in Uganda during the National Family Planning Conference in July 2014.

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Social Hour: Maternal and Reproductive Health

Siddharth Chatterjee, UNFPA Representative for Kenya and Dr. Patrick Amoth from Kenya's MoH discuss on K24TV the need to reduce Kenya's high rate of maternal deaths and improve its MDG 5 report card.