KUWAIT, $5 Million humanitarian assistance, to establish hubs inside Syria

GENEVA — UNFPA accepted today a donation of $5 million from the Government of Kuwait to respond to the urgent needs of displaced people in Syria and of refugees in neighboring countries. These indispensable funds will allow UNFPA to continue saving women's lives, help them deliver babies safely, and protect them from gender-based violence. "Thanks to this donation, UNFPA will able to scale up its humanitarian assistance and to establish hubs inside Syria, including mobile clinics, in … [Read more...]

UNFPA Executive Director Addresses Sun Valley Film Festival

United Nations, New York — UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, last week visited Sun Valley, Idaho, where he was the key guest of honour at the Fifth Family of Women Film Festival. Dedicated to documentaries addressing women's status and empowerment at the global level, this year’s festival focused on the Middle East and North Africa. Dr. Osotimehin opened the festival on 1 March at a special ceremony that screened Saving Face winner of the 2012 Oscar for Best Documentary … [Read more...]

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