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1 July 2020
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Alanna Armitage, Regional Director, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Bjorn Andersson, Regional Director, Asia and the Pacific, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) In a village in remote far... Read more
18 May 2020
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Older people’s rights and dignity must be protected amid COVID-19 pandemic By Alanna Armitage Across Europe, from Spain to Serbia, care homes for older people have become hotspots of COVID-19... Read more
7 May 2020
Press Release
Standard operating procedures adopted in Tajikistan are being used to better address GBV during the Covid-19 pandemic Past evidence and initial trends suggest that the COVID-19 pandemic may have... Read more
5 May 2020
Statement
Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the world... Read more
25 April 2020
Press Release
Specialists from primary health care institutions learn how to provide psycho-social supports to victims of gender-based violence 13-18 April 2020 UNFPA in Tajikistan launched training sessions for... Read more
25 April 2020
Press Release
April 15 2020 through the  support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under the new Project “Strengthening Demographic Statistics in Tajikistan” funded by the Government of the Russian... Read more
30 July 2019
Statement
Trafficking in persons exploits the most vulnerable among us, those often already disadvantaged and marginalized, including refugees and migrants. No country is immune. More than 70 percent of human... Read more
22 July 2019
News
Registration for the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 opened today, an eagerly anticipated next step towards the high-level conference. The Summit will be a watershed moment for women and girls everywhere.... Read more
11 July 2019
Statement
Want to increase birth rates? Try gender equality
Ms. Alanna Armitage is Director of the United Nations Population Fund Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.   Many countries in Eastern Europe face what is often perceived as a... Read more
11 July 2019
Statement
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Statement of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet.  On World... Read more

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