Press releases

     Men engagement in ending Female Genital Mutilation is crucial to end this inhuman practice

     Men engagement in ending Female Genital Mutilation is crucial to end this inhuman practice

  UNFPA is launching its regional #MenAgainstFGM campaign to energize efforts to end FGM   Cairo -  The United Nations Population Fund Arab States Regional O....more
Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit    

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit    

  New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, no....more
Food crisis likely to worsen in the Middle East and North Africa as COVID-19 continues

Food crisis likely to worsen in the Middle East and North Africa as COVID-19 continues

 From the Regional Directors of UNICEF, FAO, WFP and WHO[1] For the full brief on nutrition in the region, please click hereLink to the multimedia product....more
UNRWA Launches New Coronavirus US$ 93.4 Million Emergency Appeal  for Palestine Refugees

UNRWA Launches New Coronavirus US$ 93.4 Million Emergency Appeal for Palestine Refugees

 The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is urgently seeking US$ 93.4 million for its response to COVID-19 in the areas ....more
Statement by WHO Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari on COVID-19

Statement by WHO Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari on COVID-19

In just one week, the number of COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region has almost doubled, from 32,442 cases on 26 March to 58,168 cases on 2 April. New cases have been repor....more
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