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3 August 2016
Feature Story
Peer educators with Y-Peer Moldova
CHISINAU, Moldova – Cristi, 16, is passionate about skateboarding, computer programming, and poetry. Though he just graduated from high school, he never received any sexuality education during his... Read more
15 July 2016
Dispatch
National Screening Centre of Georgia
LYON, France — More healthcare professionals in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are being trained in colposcopy and clinical management of precancerous lesions as part of a UNFPA-led effort to... Read more
20 June 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA's Tamar Khomasuridze speaking at the standards launch
TURIN, Italy – The Russian-language version of a ground-breaking set of European standards of care aimed at improving women’s health outcomes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia was launched in May at... Read more
9 June 2016
Dispatch
New UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Director Alanna Armitage
ISTANBUL – Alanna Armitage has been appointed as the new Director of UNFPA’s Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and assumed her new function. “This is an exciting moment to take the... Read more
7 June 2016
Press Release
Ruxanda Glavan (left) and Alanna Armitage (right)
COPENHAGEN, GENEVA, and ISTANBUL -- United Nations agencies congratulate Belarus for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis and Armenia and the Republic of Moldova for... Read more
2 June 2016
Dispatch
IAPPD meeting in Moldova
CHISINAU, Moldova – One of the youngest countries in Europe, the Republic of Moldova is still faced with significant demographic challenges as rapid ageing and a low fertility rate spark fears about... Read more
13 May 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA mobile team makes a house call in eastern Ukraine
LOZOVA, Ukraine – “I don’t remember the first time my husband beat me,” says Iryna, age 33. “Only the pain, shame and tears.” But she remembers the last time. As the now two-year-old conflict in... Read more
11 April 2016
Dispatch
Deputy Minister Nino Berdzuli
TBILISI, Georgia – Improving national sexual and reproductive health policies was at the top of the agenda when policy-makers from 17 countries, UNFPA representatives, and World Health Organization (... Read more
1 April 2016
Feature Story
Elena at the maternity clinic where she gave birth to her second child
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – Elena, age 31, found out that she was pregnant with her second child shortly before a ceasefire was declared in Eastern Ukraine last September. Elena’s home town of Makiivka had... Read more
1 March 2016
Dispatch
TABANOVCE, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – On a bleak, cold day in late February, hundreds of refugees, bundled in winter coats and carrying bulging bags and baskets, stream into the... Read more

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