Tag: UNFPA

Sweden provides USD 1,500,000 to UNFPA Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

On10 November 2020  Mr. Anders Frankenberg, Head of Development Cooperation of the Swedish Embassy Section Office in Yangon and Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar signed an agreement for a grant of SEK 13 million (US$1.5 million). This funding is to support UNFPA’ Women and Girls First Programme – Phase II (2020 – 2022)…

Finland signed 4mil Euro to support women in conflicted areas in Myanmar

On 25 August, H.E. Riikka Laatu, Finland Ambassador to Myanmar and Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar signed the agreement for a grant of 4 million Euro to provide supports for women, girls, young people in conflict-affected areas of Myanmar, including people with special needs e.g. elderly women, women and girls with disability, LGBTQIA+…

Supporting women in vulnerable communities in Myanmar

The Swedish embassy in Myanmar announced on 13 August 2020 that #Team Europe and UNFPA continue to support women in vulnerable communities in Myanmar with mobile health teams during the pandemic. The statement said: Sexual and reproductive health cannot wait; having access to safe, timely and high quality health care is critical in this time…

Norwegian Charge d’ Affairs attended UNFPA’s event

The Norwegian Chargé d’affaires a.i. Mr Jan Whilhelm Grythe attended the Launching Ceremony of the UNFPA’s State of World Population (SWOP) 2020 report event on 17 July 2020. Speaking as a panelist at the event, the Norwegian CDA said “Norway gives high priority to strengthening and defending global norms on harmful practices and the rights…