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19 August 2019
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day

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

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

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

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

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

Strong condemnation against the gang rape of 12-year-old in Puntland

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

UNFPA Representative condemns the gang rape of a 9-year-old

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 Somalis facilitate peace building in Galkayo

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

Menstruation is not a girls' or women’s issue – it’s a human rights issue

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

New UNFPA Representative to Somalia presents credentials

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

27 February 2019
Statement
Stop gender-based violence

UNFPA Statement on the death of 12-year-old Aisha Ilyes Aden

Statement attributable to the outgoing UNFPA Representative for Somalia, Mr. Nikolai Botev, incoming UNFPA Representative for Somalia Mr. Anders Thomsen, and UNFPA Head of Puntland Office Dr. Maryan... Read more

4 February 2019
News
the Puntland president presents a cerificate to UNFPA Somalia Representative

New Puntland president honors UNFPA Somalia

GAROWE, Puntland – The new President of Puntland State of Somalia, Mr. Said Abdullahi Deni on 30 January 2019 presented awards to UNFPA Somalia Representative Nikolai Botev and former First Lady for... Read more

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