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12 August 2017
Statement by UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem   Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and... Read more
11 August 2017
In the News
PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines— UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the Office of the Vice President (OVP) launch the Babaenihan Campaign at Western Philippines University to raise awareness... Read more
11 August 2017
Feature Story
PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines – “I want to be a doctor someday,” said Shaina Macmac, 16, a senior at the WPU-Agricultural Science High School in Palawan, a southwestern province of the Philippines. “... Read more
11 July 2017
In the News
The Commission on Population, in partnership with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund join the celebration of this year’s World Population Day (WPD) on July 11, 2017 at the National Government... Read more
11 July 2017
Statement
Message for World Population Day 2017 by Klaus Beck, Country Representative
Happy World Population Day to all! UNFPA is pleased to celebrate this day with all of you. We thank the Commission on Population led by its Executive Director, Dr. Jeepy Perez, for organizing today’... Read more
7 July 2017
Feature Story
CAVITE, Philippines – Seven months ago, Mae Esparcia, 30, gave birth to her first child, Maria Carmen. After her delivery, Ms. Esparcia, a garments factory worker at Hamlin Industrial Corp. in Cavite... Read more
3 July 2017
Feature Story
ILIGAN, Philippines – Nineteen-year-old Tarhata Mostare gave birth to her third child at home on 23 May – the same day fighting erupted between government forces and the Maute and Abu Sayyaf armed... Read more
15 June 2017
In the News
Exposure to hazards has turned generation after generation of Filipinos into one of the most resilient people in the world. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the east and sitting along the Pacific Rim... Read more
9 June 2017
Press Release
MANILA, Philippines — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and Vende Pte. Ltd. have entered into an agreement to raise awareness of violence against women in the Philippines. Despite being... Read more
5 June 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more

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