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6 June 2017
Statement
5 June 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017 – The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, issued the following statement on the passing away of Dr. Babatunde... Read more
6 June 2017
Statement
5 June 2017 Statement of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.  I offer sincere... Read more
6 June 2017
Press Release
5 June 2017 UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last... Read more
23 May 2017
Port-au-Prince, May 19th, 2017 --- The UNFPA Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Estéban Caballero, completed a five-day visit to Haiti on 18 May 2017. One of the key events of the... Read more
9 May 2017
Dispatch
Port-au-Prince, May 9, 2017 --- The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) honors midwife Marie Lirette Casimir for her professionalism and dedication to saving lives. On the night of the... Read more
30 March 2017
Feature Story
Jeremie, Haiti, March 30, 2017 – Marie Yves Antoine, 24, is a nurse and works at the Pestel health center, a landlocked community in the southwest of Haiti. She now feels better armed to mentor women... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017 Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from... Read more
5 March 2017
Dispatch
Port-au-Prince, March 4, 2017 --- UNFPA and UNICEF in Haiti keep highlighting the impact of the hurricane on girls (10-19 years) in the affected areas and emphasizing their power to help the country... Read more
6 February 2017
The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030 It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a... Read more

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