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8 November 2019
Press Release
Mogadishu, 8 November 2019 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic, via the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation – Mogadishu Office, is making a... Read more
25 October 2019
News
The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) on 16 October 2019 committed to reducing the overall maternal mortality rate across the country by no less than 25 percent by 2030 through the training and... Read more
19 August 2019
Statement
Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others   As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call attention... Read more
12 August 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more
11 July 2019
Statement
Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more
23 June 2019
Statement
Statement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia, Mr. Anders Thomsen on the gang rape of a 12-year-old girl    Mogadishu, 23 June 2019 – We are gravely concerned by the death of 12-year-old... Read more
30 May 2019
Statement
Statement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia, Mr Anders Thomsen on the gang rape of a 9-year-old girl Mogadishu, 30 May 2019 – We are deeply shocked by the hideous act where a nine-year... Read more
30 May 2019
News
Young people are facilitating peace-building efforts in the divided Somali city of Galkayo, which has been riddled with tribal conflict since 1993. UNFPA Somalia is providing financial and technical... Read more
28 May 2019
Statement
Statement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia Mr. Anders Thomsen   Mogadishu, 28 May 2019 – Today on Menstrual Hygiene Day, we stand with Somali women and girls and commit towards... Read more
12 April 2019
Press Release
Mogadishu, 11 April 2019 – The UNFPA Representative, Mr. Anders Thomsen, today officially presented his credentials to the Federal Republic of Somalia. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and... Read more

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