UNFPA, UNICEF, the International Confederation of Midwives and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: A call to action for health workers around the world to mobilize against FGM
The Programme was mandated in December 1980 by UN General Assembly Resolution 35/201 (paragraph III-9) and renamed in September 2003 “Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme” to honour Ms. Reham Al-Farra, a young UN staff member killed in the bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad.
Shanghai, Dec 19, 2014---The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in China and the Center for Population and Development Policy Studies of Fudan University co-organized the 3rd Fertility Policy Symposium in China under the title “Facing the Future of Population Research in China”.
Beijing, 16, December 2014— “In order to make urbanization work for all Chinese people, residential population in cities should be considered equal in terms of access to opportunities for development and access to basic social services. Providing social services to residential populations in cities will be one of the most cost-effective and highest return on investments of the Chinese Government”, said Arie Hoekman, Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in China , at a national urbanization strategy research report launch conference on December 16 in Beijing.