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6 June 2017
Statement

Statement by the Secretary-General on the death of Babatunde Osotimehin

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

10 March 2017
Statement

Universal access to sexual & reproductive health - the key to gender equality

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
News

Dignity for adolescent girls affected by the drought...

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
News
Swazi nurse midwife

Repositioning family planning in the reduction of maternal mortality

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
News
Swazi youth

Towards harnessing Swaziland's demographic dividend

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

23 September 2016
News

Looking beyond El Nino food and water needs...

MBABANE, Swaziland – When the United Nations Special Envoy on El Nino and Climate, Ms. Mary Robinson visited Swaziland on an El Nino assessment mission in September, she commended national drought... Read more

23 September 2016
News

Recognizing 10 years of excellence

MBABANE, Swaziland – On the 9th of September, Winile Gamedze, our Finance & Admin Associate, was recognized for her 10 years of diligent and excellent service at UNFPA. Making her remarks at the... Read more

6 August 2016
News

Swaziland goes digital for 2017 Housing and Population Census

MBABANE, Swaziland - Every 10 years, since 1966, the Government of Swaziland, conducts a Population and Housing Census, the largest national data undertaking which provides demographic and socio-... Read more

10 June 2016
News

ESARO Deputy Regional Director visits Swaziland

MBABANE, Swaziland – In June, UNFPA Deputy Regional Director for the East and Southern Africa Office, Ms Justine Coulson visited Swaziland on her first mission since joining UNFPA, in what was also... Read more

20 April 2016
News

Youth speak out at national HIV prevention indaba

MBABANE, Swaziland - On the 13th of April, 2016 young people from all four regions of Swaziland gathered at the Royal Swazi Convention Center, to make their voices heard at a national youth HIV... Read more

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