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1 March 2018
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UNFPA Deputy Executive Director, Ms Laura Londen engages young people from loveLife

As the UNFPA delegation drove into loveLife eMalahleni Y-Centre on 28 February 2018 the place was buzzing with activity, with more than 30 young people doing outdoor aerobics, while others were... Read more

15 February 2018
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Inter-generational Dialogue concludes UNFPA Executive Director and the UN Youth Envoy Mission to South Africa

On the final day of the visit to South Africa, the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem and the UN Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, took part in an Inter-Generational Dialogue at... Read more

15 February 2018
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Bilateral Meeting with Minister of Planning Reinforces Outcomes of Mission Visit to Ghana

In one of her final engagements before concluding the five (5) nation visit in Africa, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth convened a bilateral meeting... Read more

14 February 2018
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Unintended Pregnancy can set in motion a lifetime of missed opportunities – UNFPA ED and UN Youth Envoy address 8th ACSHR Opening Ceremony

The 8th African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights (ACSHR) provided an opportunity for dialogue between youth and policymakers, and a channel for interrogating the role international... Read more

14 February 2018
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Engaging key Civil Society partners active in South Africa: information gap, impact measurement and institutionalising of Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights

In line with reinforcing UNFPA’s focus on universal access to contraceptives, as well as sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), the UNPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, on her... Read more

14 February 2018
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This project underscores the importance of Strategic Partnerships: visit to Nelson Mandela Children Hospital

As part of her final duties in line with the First Multi-Country African Mission, the UN Secreatry-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake visited the Nelson Mandela Children Hospital (... Read more

13 February 2018
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"Keep Rising" says Natalia Kanem and Jayathma Wikramanayake to Teenage Girls at Steve Tshwete Secondary School in Olievenhoutbosch, Tshwane

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director, Dr Natalia Kanem, together with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wikramanayake, visited two Rise... Read more

13 February 2018
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UN Youth Envoy Dialogue on Meaningful Youth Engagement with United Nations Staff

Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, met with United Nations staff based in Pretoria as part of her four (4) day official visit to South Africa. The meeting brought... Read more

13 February 2018
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Bring Young People Closer to the UN and UN Closer to Young People – Youth Envoy in an Interview at Ubuntu Radio

As part of a five (5) nation visit in Africa, the UN Youth Envoy is completing her mission in South Africa, where she is meeting with young people and stakeholders in the Youth Development space. The... Read more

13 February 2018
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Harnessing the Demographic Dividend means Harnessing the Gender Dividend, Investing in Alternative Africa and Reaching Vulnerable Youth: Young People Tell UNFPA Executive Director and UN Youth Envoy

On 13 February 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, shared a panel with the Youth Envoy, Ms Jayathma Wickeramanayake in a dialogue with young people... Read more

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