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15 April 2020
Statement
The United Nations is committed to working with the Government of Myanmar to ensure that rights and opportunities of women and girls are protected amidst the evolving outbreak of COVID-19 in Myanmar... Read more
8 April 2020
News
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to... Read more
8 April 2020
News
As a part of the UN response to COVID-19 outbreak in Myanmar, UNFPA conducted online training for Government staff to strengthen their capacity in providing basic psychosocial support for gender-... Read more
31 March 2020
News
Buthidaung, Myanmar – “When I first fled my village due to the armed clashes, my family got no chance to bring the clothes and other belongings. I had to leave my home and ran to the displaced site.... Read more
20 January 2020
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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD 25 "Accelerating the Promise”, 12-14 November 2019 Myanmar - Country Commitment    Honorable Chairman, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen,  ... Read more
26 December 2019
News
YANGON, Myanmar – “In peace negotiations or development processes of the country, we young people are the next generation who will benefit whatever good or bad comes out of these. If today’s youth do... Read more
10 December 2019
News
  YANGON, Myanmar – On 8 December 2019, “Forever White Ribbon Event” was held at Kandawgyi Park in Yangon for awareness raising of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. The event was... Read more
25 November 2019
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  NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – On 25 November 2019, a national level ceremony on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence was held in Nay Pyi Taw under 2019 Theme “Generation Equality: Stands... Read more
28 October 2019
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YANGON, Myanmar – UNFPA, in collaboration with Metanoia, held World Mental Health Day 2019 Talk Show and Sharing Session in Yangon with the objective to promote awareness on suicide prevention.... Read more
24 September 2019
Press Release
Yangon, Myanmar – The European Union has allocated 5 million Euros to support the Women and Girls First programme managed by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The funding allows UNFPA to... Read more

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