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12 December 2016

UNFPA Maldives puts Human Rights at the forefront of Development Planning

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

Ceremony to Commemorate International Human Rights Day

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

UNFPA Works with Laamu Councils to Accelerate Data Revolution on Islands

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

10-year-old girls making SDGs popular in Maldives

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

Data at the Forefront

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

Young people driving Social Change in Maldives

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

18 October 2016

Digitalizing data for Laamu Atoll

This week, the third Laamu Climate Change Forum (LCCF3) took place from 16-18 October in Laamu Gan drawing in over 200 participants. The forum centered on the theme ‘Learning from Laamu' featured... Read more

26 August 2016

In the Maldives, youth join hands to secure a fragile future

Young people from across the Maldives are joining hands to tackle the growing environmental crisis faced by the Indian Ocean nation. Rising sea levels and climate change fuelled storms threaten the... Read more

14 July 2016

Making the most of the Maldivian youth for a future sustainable development of country

Youth are our future and Maldives’ next generation has a big role to play in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which world leaders agreed to last year. Official figures from... Read more

12 July 2016

UNFPA helps launch national conversation on shape of Maldives development path

Around 200 youth on Monday (11 July 2016) participated in the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) launch in a series of nation-wide dialogues on how the future development of the Maldives... Read more