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23 February 2021
Statement

UNFPA Statement on the Situation in Myanmar

In light of the unfolding events in Myanmar, UNFPA joins the wider United Nations family in expressing its strongest concern over the adverse impacts on the rights, safety, health and well-being of... Read more

5 January 2021
News

Myanmar launches the National Youth Policy Strategic Plan (2020-2024)

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – The launching ceremony of Myanmar National Strategic Plan for Youth Policy (2020-2024) was held in Nay Pyi Taw. It was organized virtually by the Ministry of Social Welfare,... Read more

28 December 2020
Press Release

UNFPA delivers 40,000 COVID-19 Ag Test Kits to support the Government of Myanmar’s prevention and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yangon, Myanmar - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) delivers 40,000 COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits to the Ministry of Health and Sports to support the Government of Myanmar’s effort to... Read more

10 December 2020
Press Release

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation provides USD 4,350,000 to UNFPA Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

Joint Press Release   UNFPA Myanmar – Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Myanmar       Yangon, Myanmar, 10 December 2020 — Mr. Giacomo Solari, Deputy Head of Mission and Head of... Read more

30 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic summit

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations, international financial institutions... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Say “NO” to Violence and Leave No One Behind

Joint Op-ED by the Representatives of UNFPA and UN Women in Myanmar, co-chairs of the United Nations Country Team Gender Theme Group, to mark the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-... Read more

25 November 2020
News

Myanmar promotes 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign online

National ceremony on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence was held today. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's event was organized online. The ceremony was attended by Dr. Win Myat... Read more

10 November 2020
Press Release

Sweden provides USD 1,500,000 to UNFPA Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

Joint Press Release   UNFPA Myanmar - Swedish Embassy Section Office Yangon, Myanmar, 10 November 2020 — Mr. Anders Frankenberg, Head of Development Cooperation of the Swedish Embassy Section Office... Read more

27 October 2020
Press Release

Italy provides UNFPA 400,000 EUR to Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

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

Action Plan on Improving Responses to Gender-based Violence During COVID-19 Discussed as National Roundtable bring together High-level representatives from the Government of Myanmar, Civil Society Organizations and UN Agencies

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

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