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Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

4 October 2017

Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General. Dr. Kanem, a Panamanian, is the Fund’s fifth Executive Director. She had been

4 September 2017

Family planning is a smart investment; Rwanda to host the International Conference on Family planning 2018

  Rwanda is one of the family planning success stories of recent history. The first decade of the 2000s brought great achievements: a dramatic rise in the country’s contraceptive prevalence rate for modern methods to 48 per cent in 2015, from 4 percent between 2000 and 2007, and a drop in total fertility rate from 6.1 in 2000

10 August 2017

Harnessing youth potential through health is critical to Africa’s demographic dividend

Harnessing youth potential through health is critical to Africa’s demographic dividend         The world today is home to 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 – and the youth population is growing fastest in developing countries. With young people making up about

UNFPA ESARO Regional Director with Young People
UNFPA ESARO Regional Director with Young People
African Union Demographic Dividend
African Union Demographic Dividend
iAccelerator Innovators' Journey in Rwanda
iAccelerator Innovators' Journey in Rwanda

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