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14 November 2019

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more

30 October 2019

EU, UNFPA and Ministry of Health and Population prepare 5-year family planning cost implementation plan

In order to secure the supply of family planning services in Egypt, UNFPA supported the Ministry of Health and Population to prepare a five-year family planning costed implementation plan to secure... Read more

25 October 2019

Young people pave the road to Nairobi at Youth Model ICPD

Diana Nyambura is getting a head start on the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), a month before it commences in her hometown... Read more

16 October 2019

Youth Model ICPD opens in Cairo

Under the auspices of the H.E Present Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, UNFPA and the Ministry of Youth launched the Youth Model International Conference on Population and Development on October 16. The two-day... Read more

16 October 2019

EU, UNFPA, Health Ministry delegation visits health centers in Alexandria

A delegation from the European Union in Egypt (EU), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ministry of Health and Population visited two health centers in Alexandria on October 16 as they... Read more

11 October 2019

GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!

Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has dictated for generations. More and more are saying no to child marriage and... Read more

27 September 2019

UNFPA, EU hold monitoring system training

A series of 3-day trainings took place at the Reproductive Health Research and Training Institute in Alexandria on September 26. The training contributes to strengthen the human capital as well as... Read more

26 September 2019

Ministry of Health and Population, EU and UNFPA delegation visits family planning units in Sohag

A delegation from the European Union (EU), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) conducted a field visit in Sohag on September 26, 2019 to follow... Read more

12 September 2019
Press Release

Egypt fertility rates decreased since 2014, says UNFPA study

The total fertility rate in Egypt dipped from 3.5 in 2014 to 3.1 in 2018, according to a study prepared by UNFPA, with data collected from the birth and mortality registration system implemented in... Read more

27 August 2019

Governor of Sohag forms committee with Y-PEER following Destination Egypt policy dialogue

The governor of Sohag Ahmed al-Ansary ordered the formation of a committee to raise awareness around reproductive health issues in the governorate after he participated in a policy dialogue with... Read more