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26 December 2019
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Myanmar youth driving the role as agents of change to fulfil ICPD Agenda

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
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Forever White Ribbon Event kicked off in Yangon to mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

  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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Myanmar celebrates national level event on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

  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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Myanmar’s communities united to promote awareness on mental health issues and suicide prevention among young people.

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
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EU joins UNFPA's "Women and Girls First" programme with EUR 5 Million funding

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

16 August 2019
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As we march to Nairobi, Myanmar calls for youth participation and equal access to quality education

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – “The education system must be all-inclusive, enabling participation regardless of sex, being rich or poor, or from rural or urban areas. Only then can all the youth have the... Read more

22 July 2019
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UNFPA and EU sign agreement to kick off the second phase of Women and Girls First Programme in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have signed an agreement to support the second phase of the Women and Girls First (WGF) Programme in Myanmar.... Read more

14 July 2019
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Myanmar fully committed to the ICPD agenda

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – The ICPD is a precursor to attaining most of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This was the key message stressed by the Vice President of the Republic of the Union of... Read more

11 July 2019
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World Population Day 2019: 25 years of ICPD

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – On 11 July 2019, a ceremony was held in Nay Pyi Taw to mark the commemoration of World Population Day 2019 under the theme 25 years of ICPD: accelerating the promise. Jointly... Read more

19 June 2019
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Myanmar at ICPD25: What’s Changed and what’s Unfinished Business?

Video of “Now I can breathe between my pregnancies” YANGON, Myanmar – 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), the 1994 meeting in... Read more

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