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24 August 2017
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Honourable Minister of Sports Culture, And Youth Affairs Mr. D. Ngcamphalala flanked by the UNFPA Assistant Representative, Ms. Margaret Thwala-Tembe (right), Swaziland National Youth Council Chairperson, Mr. Babsy Mavuso, The Ministry’s Principal Secretary Prince Mlayeto and the Under Secretary, Mr. Henry Zeeman, left, Ms. Sally Mlotsa, Assistant to the UNFPA Representative and Mr. Petros Dlamini CEO for the Swaziland National Youth Council © UNFPA Swaziland 2017
  “As a country we cannot afford to leave young people behind because they are an important resource that will take the country forward. Youth involvement is a superfast track strategy towards the... Read more
28 July 2017
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Like most African countries, Swaziland also has a very youthful population, with about 34% of the population aged 10 - 24 years, which translates to over 400,000 young Swazis. Apart from grappling... Read more
29 June 2017
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            Honourable Minister of Economic Planning & Development (MEPD) launching the document with Minister of Sports Youth & Culture. Looking on are UN Resident Coordinator & MEPD... Read more
12 June 2017
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  UNFPA Representative Sharareh Amirkhalili making her remarks © UNFPA Swaziland 2017   UN Family Observing a moment of silence ©UNFPA Swaziland 2017   UN Family Swaziland paying tribute to the... Read more
6 June 2017
Statement
I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.  I offer sincere condolences to his family, to the staff of UNFPA, to the Government and... Read more
6 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... Read more
10 March 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017   Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from... Read more
20 January 2017
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MBABANE, Swaziland – in an effort to mitigate the negative impact of the drought on adolescent girls, in 2016 UNFPA distributed 1,602 dignity kits to the most vulnerable adolescent girls in the... Read more
19 January 2017
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Swazi nurse midwife
MBABANE, Swaziland – In August 2016, Swaziland officially launched a strategic and sustainable training intervention, aimed at repositioning family planning (FP) as one of the core strategies for the... Read more
19 January 2017
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Swazi youth
MBABANE, Swaziland – Taking a step further towards optimizing chances of harnessing a demographic dividend, a Demographic Dividend Modelling (DD) Workshop, jointly facilitated by the African... Read more

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