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9 December 2021

Prevention and Protection against Gender-Based Violence - a Joint Project of UNFPA and the British Embassy in Skopje

Skopje, 09 December 2021 - The panel discussion on the topic: "Istanbul Convention and the new Law on Prevention and Protection of Violence against Women" marked the beginning of the project "... Read more

2 December 2021

A Decade of Demographic Resilience 2022-2032 begins - preparing the countries for demographic changes

Skopje, 2 December 2021 - On December 1 and 2, 2021 a Ministerial Conference "Shaping the Demographic Future" was held in Sofia, Bulgaria where a number of high-level government officials, leaders... Read more

25 November 2021

"Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, end it" – end violence against women and girls

Skopje, 25 November 2021 - "Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, end it" is this year's motto under which North Macedonia joined the global campaign: Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now!" From... Read more

21 November 2021

Older People Care Week - assistance and services for older persons

Skopje, 20 November 2021 - The "Older People Care Week" was marked from November 15 to 21, during which the Red Cross mobile teams, supported by the United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA in North... Read more

11 July 2021

Birth rates dipped further when COVID-19 hit. But it’s time to stop worrying about numbers

The focus on birth rates misses the point, writes Alanna Armitage on today’s World Population Day. What matters is building countries where people want to stay, live and have families.   The COVID-19... Read more

5 May 2021

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for International Day of the Midwife - 5 May 2021   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and... Read more

5 May 2021
Press Release

New report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900,000 midwives

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 May 2021 -- Millions of lives of women and newborns are lost, and millions more experience ill health or injury, because the needs of pregnant women and skills of midwives... Read more

14 April 2021
Press Release

State of World Population report 2021

NEW YORK/SKOPJE, 14 April 2021 - Nearly half of the women in 57 countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health care, according to... Read more

11 March 2021

Most Creative Drawing or Photograph Contest on the Topic “Peace4MeIs”

In the framework of the “Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation” project, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund, the Regional Youth Cooperation Office and the United... Read more

4 February 2021

UNFPA 2021-2025 Programme for North Macedonia adopted

During the First Regular Session of the UNDP / UNFPA / UNOPS Executive Board, held on February 4th in the presence of senior United Nations officials, as well as the Minister of Labour and Social... Read more