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17 July 2017
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic recognizes that addressing sexual and reproductive health challenges is essential to the development of the country, ending poverty and achieving the Sustainable... Read more
11 July 2017
Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem, Acting Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 Every day, vulnerable women, especially... Read more
11 July 2017
July 11, 2017 - in 2017, the theme of World Population Day, which is celebrated annually, is "Family planning - the rights of everyone." On this day, the United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA draws... Read more
5 June 2017
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more
22 May 2017
First Lady of Kyrgyzstan Ms. Raisa Atambaeva and Assistant Representative of UNFPA in Kyrgyzstan Mr. Meder Omurzakov  celebrated the Mother's Day at the Clinical Maternity Hospital of the National... Read more
24 November 2016
Statement
Empowering women and girls requires renewed efforts to end violence and harmful practices Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on... Read more
25 October 2016
Statement
I wish all United Nations personnel and their families a Happy Staff Day. I am delighted that today, we bring back a tradition that began in 1953. It is a chance for staff to enjoy a pause from work... Read more
20 October 2016
Dispatch
Investing in 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic dividend, boost national economies Girls are generally well educated in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region But early marriage,... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
Statement on Girl's day 2016
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016 “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita,... Read more
11 July 2016
Statement
Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director 11 July 2016 The teenage years are... Read more

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