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5 June 2017
Statement
Dr Babatunde Osotimehin: 1949 - 2017
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
14 May 2017
In the News
#BeBoldForChange In Maldives, the proportion of women in policy making is low and young people’s voices are rarely recognized. A few young women in the Maldives have been fortunate to excel in... Read more
29 December 2016
In the News
“Nirakun” meaning “sprouting” in English depicts the start of adolescence. Coinciding with the initial year of the UN’s 2030 Agenda, the Nirakun project aimed at tracking stories from 10-year-olds... Read more
18 December 2016
In the News
From development of natal clinics, to availability of contraceptives in all 187 islands, Maldives has made considerable advances in implementing Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services over... Read more
12 December 2016
In the News
MALDIVES, 10 December 2016: the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA Maldives, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Maldives, and the Attorney General’s Office are proud to... Read more
10 December 2016
In the News
Remarks by UNFPA Country Director for Maldives Mr. Alain Sibenaler 10th December 2016, Dharubaaruge, 20:15 – 22:00 hrs Honourable Chief Justice, Usthaaz Abdulla Saeed, Minister of Economic... Read more
6 December 2016
In the News
Laamu Gan, 6th December 2016: UNFPA is one of the seven UN Agencies currently working under the LECReD (Low Emission Climate Resilient Development) programme. LECReD is assisting the Laamu Atoll,... Read more
13 November 2016
In the News
Most famous for its luxurious tourist destination, the Maldives has its own unique opportunities and challenges for the future. More than half the population is under the age of 25 and the islands... Read more
5 November 2016
In the News
In Maldives nearly 1/4th of population is between the ages 15 and 24 years. This critical age group is crucial for the development of accurate knowledge and attitudes on reproductive health and life... Read more
4 November 2016
In the News
Youth are the driving force in a country. Thus, it is critical to ensure that this demographic is empowered to reach their full potential. With nearly half of the Maldives population under 25 years... Read more

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