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19 January 2022

For gender-based violence survivors in Palestine, a little assistance goes a long way

WEST BANK, Palestine – After receiving psychosocial and well-being services at the UNFPA-supported women and girls’ safe space for gender-based violence survivors in Nablus, women may leave with... Read more

22 October 2021

For breast cancer survivors and supporters in Palestine, a chance to come together

    Gaza Strip, Palestine –  When Bahia was diagnosed with breast cancer, she had to contend not only with a frightening disease but also with a social stigma that left her feeling rejected and... Read more

12 October 2021
Press Release

Launch of the “Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator Study”

12 October 2021, Ramallah: Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mai AlKaila, Minister of Health, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) launched the “Breast... Read more

11 October 2021
Young Girl at Kufr Ni'meh Youth Village

UN calls for gender equality in digital literacy for girls in Palestine

  UN calls for gender equality in digital literacy for girls in Palestine Statement by Lynn Hastings, United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, on... Read more

7 October 2021

Scientific workshop on Breast Cancer and Early Detection

    7 October 2021, Gaza Strip, Palestine:  UNFPA in cooperation with The Scientic Committee organized a one-day scientific workshop on breast cancer and early detection which took place to present 6... Read more

31 August 2021

International Youth Day 2021 Joint Activites in Palestine

On 12 August, the world celebrates International Youth Day. This year’s theme was Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health. Like every year, UN agencies in Palestine... Read more

12 August 2021
Young People celebrating International Youth Day 2020 in the Youth Village, Kufr Ni'meh

International Youth Day 2021 Statement - Ms. Lynn Hastings, Deputy Special Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator

The theme of this year's International Youth Day - Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health - is of crucial relevance to Palestine. Young Palestinians share a strong... Read more

12 August 2021

Youth Advisory Panel

  Through a challenging process, the UN selected the UN Youth Advisory Panel for the State of Palestine, who objectives are: 1) To create an opportunity for young people to advise and impact policy... Read more

11 July 2021
Press Release

PCBS-UNFPA Joint Press Release on the occasion of World Population Day

The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) jointly issue a press release on the Occasion of International Population Day 11/07/2021, Under the... Read more

2 July 2021

Gaza Strip: the land of manmade misery that kills hope for life

                                              Gaza Strip: the land of manmade misery that kills hope for life   By Luay Shabaneh, The Regional Director for Arab States in UNFPA, the UN agency for... Read more