Ensuring rights and choices for all


8 March 2018

UN Secretary General Statement on International Women Day

We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before. From Latin America to Europe to...

New UN Resident Coordinator for PNG, Gianluca Rampolla, with Autonomous Bougainville Government Minister for Community Development, Josephine Getsi, upon arrival into Buka. © N. Turner/UNDP

13 February 2018

New UN Resident Coordinator Visits Bougainville

The new United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Papua New Guinea (PNG), Gianluca Rampolla, is currently visiting the Autonomous Region of Bougainville together with a delegation from the UN Peacebuilding Support...

12 January 2018

New Year, New Beginnings

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem



In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger...
State of World Population 2016
She is 10 years old. Capable of rapidly absorbing wisdom and knowledge from those around...

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