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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

25 April 2016

UNFPA Regional Director Commends High Institutional Delivery and Acknowledges on Challenges for Availability of Reproductive Health Commodities

Over the past decade, Maldives has achieved remarkable progress in terms of development and economic growth earning praise from key partners across the region. Most notably, Maldives' graduation from... Read more

8 March 2016

Tapping the Maldives’ full potential: 3 takeaways from talks on population and youth

The Maldives is poised to enter a new and exciting chapter in its history — one of even more rapid social and economic development than the impressive growth that the country has already achieved.... Read more

26 November 2015

Spotlight: “Ahanakee Thinakun Ekeh” (I am one in three)

I was among those riding bikes through the busy streets of Male' yesterday, against traffic and desperate to cross to the other side. We were around 100 cyclists wearing orange, maneuvering around... Read more

25 November 2015

Maldives' Doctors Tackle Treating Gender Violence

This is why UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has developed a course, available online, free-of-charge, that eqips health workers in the Maldives to identify and assist survivors of gender-... Read more

6 September 2015

UNFPA Executive Board approves Maldives Country Programme for 2016-2020

With a population of 28% young people, the focus of UNFPA Maldives's five year programme is on youth, for youth and #WithYouth.

25 August 2015

UNFPA and the new UNDAF - The Government of Maldives and the United Nations System signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) 2016-2020 today.

Within the strategic framework of the UNDAF, Government, Civil Society and UN partners developed a Country Programme Document specifically outlining UNFPA's focus for the next 5 years, formulated... Read more

8 December 2014

UN Maldives Press Statement on Male' Water Crisis

Male', 8 December 2014 - The United Nations in Maldives commends the outstanding response by the Government of Maldives in providing relief to the water crisis in Male' that commenced on 4 Dec 2014.... Read more

26 November 2014

Press Release: Releasing of the State of the World Population Report 2014

Male', Maldives - Investing in young people is not only investing in their human right but also an investment into the development of the nation. The UNFPA's State of the World Population 2014... Read more