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15 May 2014

Celebrations of the Somalia Youth League Day.

The Somalia Youth League(SYL) celebrations 2014 were held in Garowe the capital city of Puntland State on 15th May 2014. Through the support of UNFPA... Read more

5 May 2014

UNFPA Somalia Marks The International Day of the Midwife

Each and every day midwives make a significant change to the lives of people. The International Day of the Midwife which is held every year on 5th May 2014 was celebrated by UNFPA Somalia which... Read more

28 April 2014

Provision of humanitarian assistance to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia deportees

UNFPA Somalia stepped in to assist more than 22,000 Somalis who had been held in detention centers in substandard conditions in Saudi Arabia. The Somalis were deported to Mogadishu from December 2013... Read more

5 January 2014

A three days GBV coordination workshop co-organized by UNFPA Somalia and INTERSOS was held in Entebbe, Uganda from the 26th to 28th April 2014.

Delegates from all parts of Somalia representing the Gender Based Violence (GBV) working group and taskforces gathered with participants from UN agencies, Local and international NGOs to look at the... Read more

23 December 2013

President of Puntland State of Somalia praises UNFPA for remarkable partnership to build local capacity on basic and Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

The month of December 2013 saw the deployment by UNFPA to Puntland of top-notch experts from the Institute of Family Medicine based in Nairobi to... Read more

16 December 2013

UNFPA joins hands with Civil Society against Gender Based Violence

16 days Activism Campaign Closing Ceremony in Puntland, Somalia UNFPA has partnered with UNICEF, UNSOM and the Ministry of Women, Family Social... Read more

10 December 2013

The Pathway to Human Centred Development – Human Rights Day 2013

Full enjoyment of sexual and reproductive health and rights can mean the difference between life and death for hundreds of thousands of women and... Read more

25 November 2013

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

24 November 2013

UNFPA Makes Strides in supporting health professionals’ capacity on birth spacing in Somalia

Family Planning TOT training and adaptation of global Family Planning guidelines workshop was held from November 25-December 7, 2013 by UNFPA... Read more

15 November 2013
Press Release

Press Release - UNFPA Calls for Development Goal on Youth

ADDIS ABABA, 15 November 2013- Young people are a vital force that must be front and centre in global development efforts, said Dr. Babatunde... Read more