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28 October 2020
News

Intisar, a breast cancer survivor and advocate from the Gaza Strip: a journey of hardship and hope

“I always encourage the women I know to do a self-examination and regular screenings” says Intisar, a 55 year old woman from Deir al-Balah in the Gaza-strip.   The prevalence of breast cancer has... Read more

22 October 2020
Press Release

Dr. Luay Shabaneh condemns the killing of a pregnant woman in Qalqilya, Palestine

    UNFPA, Arab States Regional Director, Dr. Luay Shabaneh condemns the killing of a pregnant woman in Qalqilya, Palestine   Cairo- 22 October 2020 – The United Nations Population Fund, Arab States... Read more

20 October 2020
News

Research and practice for health and human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory

    20 October 2020, Birzeit & Jerusalem – The Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance, UNFPA Palestine, and WHO in the occupied... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

It is time for us to listen!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.  Today, on the International Day of the... Read more

10 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.  Today, on the International Day of... Read more

19 August 2020
Statement

Celebrating the Real-life Heroes Battling COVID-19, Crises and Disasters

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been more harrowing   Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records... Read more

17 August 2020
News

Canada’s funding contributes to protect and empower GBV Survivors at Nablus Shelter

As COVID-19 pandemic cases have been increasing in the Palestinian Territories, women at high-risk violence survivors were unable to obtain proper services as Nablus Shelter lacks appropriate... Read more

12 August 2020
Statement

Statement by United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Coordinator, Jamie McGoldrick, on the occasion of International Youth Day

      Statement by United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Coordinator, Jamie McGoldrick. on the occasion of International Youth Day   Jerusalem, 12 August 2020     Today, the United... Read more

12 August 2020
Statement

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions, Executive Director's Statement on the occasion of International Youth Day

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020    As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a... Read more

22 July 2020
Press Release

Through a Generous Support from AECID and Spanish Autonomous Communities, UNFPA to Implement a Project in East Jerusalem on GBV prevention, mitigation and response

Jerusalem, June 2020:  the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Palestine country office, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) The Autonomous Communities of Galicia... Read more

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