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19 June 2019

UNFPA GCC takes part in the Capital Governorate Volunteering Pass in Bahrain by organizing an innovative webinar on ICPD25, volunteerism and youth empowerment

Backed by its mandate to support young women in the region and equip them with the required skills to sustain their employability and engagement in decision making process, UNFPA GCC held a joint... Read more

30 May 2019

Gender mainstreaming workshop held with Ministry of Social Development Oman

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the sub-regional office for GCC countries in Muscat, held a one-week multi-stakeholders workshop in co-operation with the Ministry of Social Development,... Read more

9 April 2019

Ahead of Nairobi Summit ICPD@25: UNFPA GCC accelerates the promise for women and adolescent girls in Oman by building the national capacities to promote healthy life style and combat NCDs

The department of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) of the Ministry of health in Oman with the support of the United Nations Population Fund conducted a one day annual national forum on NCDs... Read more

3 February 2019

UNFPA GCC participates in the 2nd UNSPF Workshop in Kuwait and holds ICPD @25 consultation with the Kuwaiti national stakeholders

To support the Kuwaiti government in its efforts to achieve the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) related indicators and Cairo Declaration commitments, UNFPA GCC,... Read more

3 February 2019

UNFPA joins the government of Qatar in its celebrations of the National Population Day

In a national event that was widely covered by the Qatari media outlets, UNFPA took part in the celebrations of the Qatar Permanent Population Committee (PPC) marking the annual Qatar National... Read more

19 November 2018

The Second Regional Adolescent and Youth Health Conference in Oman promotes adolescents’ health and development

In a joint innovative initiative, UNFPA GCC, along with several partners including UNICEF, World Health Organization, National Youth Committee Oman, sponsored the Second Adolescent and Youth Health... Read more

28 October 2018

UNFPA GCC co-sponsors Oman Women Summit

Backed by its mandate to support women empowerment efforts in the GCC countries, and aligned with its strategy that promotes for gender equality and combats gender-based violence (GBV), UNFPA GCC... Read more

11 October 2018

A Skilled GirlForce is a force for change!

Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2018   We believe in the power of girls to... Read more

29 August 2018

The International Youth Day 2018 is celebrated with youth engaging activities in Oman

UNFPA GCC and Y-Peers Oman planned for two activities to observe the International Youth Day in August. The aims of these activities were to motivate members of the Y-Peer network in the country,... Read more

9 May 2018

Celebrating the journey to motherhood

UNITED NATIONS, New York – May is a time for motherhood. Dozens of countries around the world observe Mother’s Day this month, celebrating the strength and beauty of mothers everywhere. The fifth of... Read more