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2 May 2019
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Civil Registration and Vital Statistics – collaboration towards a well- functioning system
The Civil Registration and Vital Statistics system (CRVS) has been in Rwanda for decades but with slow progress towards proper functioning. Events captured by CRVS web based system in addition to... Read more
29 April 2019
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UNFPA Representative, Mark Bryan Schreiner, lays wreath at Ntarama Genocide memorial site
Dubbed “Kwibuka”, Kinyarwanda for remembrance, Rwanda marks the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Although it has been twenty-five years since the Genocide against the Tutsi... Read more
29 April 2019
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ICPD@25 Youth Photo Contest
If Not Now, When? Youth in Rwanda at the centre of the ICPD Agenda This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) – a milestone in... Read more
18 April 2019
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UNFPA Representive award one of the journalists during the event
The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) in Kigali from 5-7 March brought together more than 1800 participants to discuss new ideas and home-grown solutions to the continent’s most... Read more
10 April 2019
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“Nothing about us, without us” – a clear message that more than 300 young people from 24 countries across Africa delivered to the delegates gathered at the 2019 Africa Health Agenda International... Read more
5 April 2019
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Girls Take Over Initiative
Girls Take Over Initiative   The “Girls Take Over” Initiative was aimed at providing a shadowing experience to young women in Rwanda, drawing on the evidence that having role models and career... Read more
8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit
NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more
8 March 2019
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Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices
Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way we work, the way we communicate, the way we interact with each other and with our environment, and the way we live, in ways... Read more
22 February 2019
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is strengthening its longstanding relationship with the Republic of Korea by opening a Liaison Office in Seoul. The new office will facilitate even closer... Read more
13 February 2019
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Japan and UNFPA partner to restore dignity for Burundi refugees
  Women and especially adolescent girls are among the most vulnerable and exposed to risks including unintended pregnancies, STIs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) and Sexual & Gender Based... Read more

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