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United Nations Population Fund

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  • Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population; Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas

    • 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158, USA

    • 31 Palestine Street, off 270 Street, New Maadi, Cairo 11435, Egypt
      UN Service Building, 4th Floor, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
      9 Simba Road, Sunninghill, Johannesburg, 2157, South Africa
      Morse Avenue, Clayton Building 102, Ciudad del Saber, Ciudad Panama, Panama
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To ensure reproductive rights for all. To accomplish this, UNFPA works to ensure that all people, especially women and young people, are able to access high-quality sexual and reproductive health services, including voluntary family planning, so that they can make informed and voluntary choices about their sexual and reproductive lives.


Established July 1967, as Trust Fund for Population Activities. Became operational and name changed to United Nations Fund for Population Activities -- Fonds des Nations Unies pour les activités en matière de population -- Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para Actividades en Materia de Población in 1969. UN General Assembly resolution 3019 (XXVII), 18 Dec 1972, placed the Fund under its own authority, designating as governing body the Governing Council of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (changed in 1993 to UNDP/UNFPA Executive Board). Resolution 34/104, 14 Dec 1979, affirmed UNFPA as a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly of United Nations (UN), linked to United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in the framework of United Nations System. Current title adopted 11 Dec 1987, when UN General Assembly adopted ECOSOC decision 1987/175 of 8 July 1987, retaining the abbreviation UNFPA.

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  • Interreligious and Intercultural Activities

    UNFPA continues to be committed to systematic engagement with faith-inspired and other cultural agents of change. In 2013, intercultural and interreligious partnerships and initiatives were rolled out in the following regions: Africa, Arab states, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Africa: UNFPA works to strengthen inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue around its sensitive mandate areas through collaboration with religious and customary leaders. Arab States: The focus of UNFPA's work in Arab states was set on integrating sexual and reproductive health, human rights, gender equality, HIV/AIDS, and the fight against GBV to target adolescents and youth from traditional schools, youth in prisons, and adolescents in child protection centres. Asia-Pacific: Adopting intercultural and interfaith approaches to their work, UNFPA in the Asia Pacific region has promoted life-changing and life-saving interventions within a range of communities that are diverse in culture, languag,e and faith. Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Within the framework of the UN Joint Programme to Enhance Gender Equality, UNFPA- Georgia supports a number of innovative activities to foster issue-based strategic partnership with the faith-based organisations. UNFPA seeks to highlight the importance of gender equality, SRH&R, gender-based violence, maternity and pregnancy, as well as family and generation. Latin America and the Caribbean: UNFPA organised meetings to urge that every effort shall be made to ensure access to SRH services, protection from gender- based violence, diseases, and other threats to life.

  • Main Focus Countries of Activities

    Burkina Faso - Chad - Ivory Coast - Guinea - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ethiopia - Niger - Sierra Leone - Egypt - Morocco - State of Palestine - Sudan - Afghanistan - Georgia - Guyana