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12 October 2015
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68 000 condoms distributed in 4 days

The Universities of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland held the intervarsity games from 8 – 13 March 2015 in Gaborone under the theme “We are here to grow; responsibility starts here”. The games... Read more

18 August 2015
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Under the leadership of the UNFPA UN in Botswana briefed Ambassadors on the ICPD Beyond 2014 Agenda

Ambassadors to Botswana were briefed by the United Nations (UN) on the ICPD Beyond 2014 Agenda. The briefing was a call to action for Ambassadors to reach out to their Governments and... Read more

14 August 2015
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Unfinished Agenda: National Stakeholder Consultative Forum on the follow up to the ICPD Review

The multi-stakeholder consultation forum was convened to foster a shared understanding of the review findings, recommendations and came up with practical recommendations for incorporating the... Read more

12 August 2015
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Investing in the Power of Young People, Transforming our World - Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director for International Youth Day

Today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by celebrating the actions young people around the world take to... Read more

10 August 2015
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UN Women Executive Director's Opening Statement of the SADC Gender Protocol@Work Summit 2015

This speech was delivered by Mr. Anders Pedersen, UN in Botswana Resident Coordinator, on behalf of the UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the GenderLinks SADC Gender Protocol@... Read more

7 August 2015
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The Demographic Transition has happened in Botswana

This was the key message at the policy makers briefing hosted by UNFPA Botswana on the demographic dividend. Among the policy makers were ten young people who ensured that the evening was rooted on... Read more

7 August 2015
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UNFPA Botswana hosts Innovation day

UNFPA brought together young minds to draw innovative ideas and solutions to curb the Sexual Reproductive Health problems that the country is facing at a one day session held at the Blue Tree on the... Read more

14 July 2015
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Free UNFPA e-course on Procurement and Supply Chains

Free UNFPA E-Courses: UNFPA has developed three e-courses in Procurement and Supply Chain related subjects. The courses are offered to UNFPA personnel, as well as to its partners in Governments,... Read more

13 July 2015
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World Population Day Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

A recent United Nations report warns that the number of forcibly displaced people has risen to a record number – almost 60 million at the end of 2014. Among these, most women and adolescent girls... Read more

13 July 2015
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Call for action on women and adolescent girls in emergencies

Pregnant with her sixth child, Nibitanga Suzana, 27, was forced to make the hazardous three-day journey from Bujumbura to the refugee camp on the Tanzania border when the Burundian conflict erupted... Read more

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