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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

11 July 2020
Statement

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day   11 July 2020   Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in... Read more

30 June 2020
Statement
Against My Will

Executive Director's Opening Remarks on State of World Population Report 2020

OPENING REMARKS   By Dr. Natalia Kanem UNFPA Executive Director   Global Media Launch   The State of World Population 2020: Against my will: defying the practices that harm women and girls and... Read more

12 June 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Arab States to hold media symposium on gender-based violence during pandemics

        UNFPA Arab States to hold media symposium on gender-based violence during pandemics   Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the United Nations... Read more

2 June 2020
News
Maysah Shalaldeh, a social worker, provides counselling over the phone. Maysah Shalaldeh, a social worker

Demand for counselling services spikes in Palestine amid COVID-19 lockdown

  GAZA STRIP, Palestine – “Sometimes I feel that this is a nightmare that I will eventually wake up from, but the nightmare is never-ending and I do not know how much longer I can handle this,” T.C... Read more

29 May 2020
News

Generation Unlimited in Palestine

UNFPA, UNICEF, and UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment and other national partners, continued the implementation of Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge remotely... Read more

27 May 2020
News
UNFPA supports the continuity of sexual and reproductive health services

Midwifery in the time of COVID-19: a young midwife’s contributions

This profession is so human, so sacred So says Isra’ Durra, 27, a midwife from the Gaza Strip. Isra graduated with a Bachelor in Midwifery in 2014. She was never in doubt about her chosen profession... Read more

7 May 2020
Press Release

UNFPA and the Government of Canada to implement a programme on Preventing and Responding to GBV and Providing Life Saving SRH Services in Palestine

  With a Generous Contribution from the Government of Canada UNFPA to Implement a Programme on Preventing and Responding to Gender Based Violence and Providing Life Saving Sexual and Reproductive... Read more

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