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9 March 2019

Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices

Statement for International Women's Day 2019 Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, UNFPA Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way we work, the way we communicate, the way we... Read more

3 March 2019

Sport is One of the Best ways to Show Women Determination to Participate on the Sustainable Development of the Society

Remarks by Dr. Leila Joudane, UNFPA Representative in Iran, on the occasion of Internatioal Women's Day and National Women's Day in Iran Charity Grand Prix Alpine Skiing Competition, Tehran, Iran,... Read more

27 January 2019

The 70th Meeting of the International Health Cooperation Group on “Achievements of the Health System and International Organizations”

“We are celebrating forty years of hard work to improve women’s lives as core agents of development; we are here to share the strong will to face challenges; we are here to present the positive... Read more

24 January 2019
Press Release

The Nairobi Summit to Advance the ICPD Programme of Action

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019 — The Government of the Republic of Kenya and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today announced the convening of a high-level conference to advance... Read more

19 January 2019


UNFPA Iran Office, with financial support of some of UN agencies including FAO, UNICEF, UNAIDS AND UNDP is going to organize training on Developing National Capacities in Results-Based Management (... Read more

20 December 2018

Improving Maternal Health for Afghan Refugees in Iran

Today, Dr. Leila Joudane, UNFPA Iran Representative signed a joint project with the Australian Embassy.  H.E. Mr. Ian Biggs, Ambassador of Australia, visited UNFPA Office in Tehran for signing the... Read more

16 December 2018

Statement by Dr. Leila Joudane, UNFPA Representative in the I.R. Iran at Census Analysis and Sustainable Development Indicators Seminar

It is a great pleasure to be here today to launch four reports on Census Thematic Analysis and Sustainable Development Indicators. I know that these reports are the results of tremendous efforts of... Read more

3 December 2018
Dr. Joudane UNFPA representative

Workshop on “OneHealth Tool Training for Economists and Public Health Scientists and Validation” Making the Investment case for Maternal Health Interventions in the Islamic Republic of Iran

In collaboration with the I.R. Iran Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME), from 30 November to 3 December the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country office in I.R. Iran conducted... Read more

30 November 2018

Training Workshop on: “OneHealth Tool Training for Economists and Public Health Scientists and Validation”

UNFPA is committed to the government of the I. R. Iran to support the development and implementation of comprehensive strategies policies on the provision of integrated, high impact, accessible... Read more

25 November 2018

Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and... Read more