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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
27 February 2019
Statement
Stop gender-based violence
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
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
14 December 2018
Press Release
Mogadishu, 12 December 2018 – 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
17 October 2018
News
Jamila helping a woman in labour
Jamila Garad Ali, 23, is devastated; 11 women from just one rural Somali village, Tulo Ano, died of pregnancy-related causes during the first week of October alone. As a professional midwife who... Read more
10 October 2018
News
Khadra Osman Ahmed is only 22 but she manages the basic maternal and child health unit at Agabar Mother and Child Health Centre single-handedly. The young midwife assists between 10 to 20 women to... Read more
9 October 2018
News
The Puntland State of Somalia continues to step up the fight against maternal and newborn deaths by carrying out high level advocacy events through the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal... Read more
3 October 2018
News
Youth participation in politics and peace building efforts is increasing in Somalia following a series of live radio talk shows, which have been ongoing in Jubaland and south west states of Somalia... Read more
2 October 2018
Statement
Mogadishu, 2 October 2018 – We are shocked by the deaths of three young girls who died recently in Somalia from complications associated with female genital mutilation (FGM). UNFPA condemns these... Read more
15 August 2018
News
Anisa Ahmed, 21, from Garowe in the Puntland State of Somalia has just graduated from Samara University in Ethiopia with a degree in civil engineering. She fought against all odds to be where she is... Read more

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