You are here


8 March 2018

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018 The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are... Read more

17 October 2017
Press Release

The State of World Population 2017

The State of World Population 2017 Unchecked inequality, failure to protect the rights of poorest women could threaten unrest, undermine peace and... Read more

11 October 2017
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crises

Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage... Read more

1 October 2017
Press Release

International Day of Older Persons - Transforming the world in which we live -

SARAJEVO, 1 October 2017 – This year, the member states of the United Nations mark 15 years since the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing... Read more

26 September 2017
Press Release

World Contraception Day

SARAJEVO, 26 September 2017 – Today is the World Contraception Day. To mark this day, the Strategic planning workshop on Sexual and Reproductive... Read more

12 August 2017
Press Release

International Youth Day -“Youth Building Peace”

Sarajevo, 12 August 2017 – Today the world marks the International Youth Day promoting the role of young women and men as essential partners in... Read more

3 July 2017

Declaration of the Interreligious Council on denouncing stigmatization of survivors of sexual violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, by which we, the undersigned religious representatives

On the occasion of 19 June, the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the importance of the position of survivors of... Read more

29 June 2017

UNFPA and British Embassy welcome adoption of the Declaration on Denouncing Stigmatization of Survivors of Conflict-related Sexual Violence by Inter-Religious Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO, 29. June 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the British Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina congratulate the Inter-... Read more

4 May 2017


UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is announcing the launch of UNFPA Award in recognition of commendable efforts undertaken in Bosnia and... Read more

8 March 2017


According to the United Nations Population Fund’s reports, investments in family planning could have a helpful effect on developing countries. As a... Read more