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27 October 2020
Press Release
Joint Press Release   UNFPA Myanmar - Italian Embassy in Myanmar – AICS Yangon       Yangon, Myanmar, 27th October — Ms. Alessandra Schiavo, Italian Ambassador to Myanmar and Mr. Ramanathan... Read more
16 October 2020
Press Release
Senior representatives from the Myanmar Government, UN Agencies, and civil society came together today to discuss strategies for increasing coordination on gender-based violence (GBV) in the context... Read more
8 October 2020
News
  Yangon, Myanmar – As COVID-19 pandemic continues and spreads as a global health emergency, challenging the nations in all facets, people around the world, including in Myanmar, are working together... Read more
3 September 2020
Statement
Yangon, Myanmar — Ms. Riikka Laatu, Finnish Ambassador to Myanmar and Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar concluded an agreement for a grant of 4million Euro to support the... Read more
25 August 2020
News
Yangon, Myanmar – In collaboration with Yangon University and Perdana University, Malaysia, UNFPA organized online roundtable discussion to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS)... Read more
11 July 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day     Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his call for a... Read more
11 July 2020
News
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – With this year's theme “Putting the brakes on COVID-19: how to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls now”, World Population Day 2020 commemoration ceremony was... Read more
3 July 2020
Statement
Joint Op-ED by the Representatives of UNFPA and UN Women in Myanmar, co-chairs of the United Nations Country Team Gender Theme Group, on the occasion of Myanmar   On behalf of the United Nations in... Read more
2 July 2020
News
Yangon, Myanmar – Though COVID-19 does not discriminate, it has a devastating impact on safety and wellbeing of women and girls, making them more vulnerable. There is increasing evidence from the... Read more
30 June 2020
Press Release
Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report.   30 June 2020, NEW YORK –  Every... Read more

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