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1 UNFPA 2012 Promises to Keep

2 “Throughout 2012, UNFPA, with support from its donors, partners, developing-country governments and other stakeholders, advanced its mission to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled… “Our future success will depend on the extent to which we help change the lives of women and young people by ensuring they have the opportunities to shape their own futures.” —Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

3 Backed by a record $981 million in donor support, UNFPA further tightened the focus of its work to increase the impact in the organization’s core areas of sexual and reproductive health, reproductive rights and maternal health to improve the lives of millions of women and young people in developing countries. Revenue Regular Resources Contributions437.5 Contributions to Other Resources503.1 Other Revenue40.8 Total Revenue981.4 Expenses REGULAR RESOURCES Programme Expenses348.4 Institutional Support Expenses134.3 Other1.0 Total Expenses from Regular Resources483.7 OTHER RESOURCES Programme Expenses336.4 Procurement Services and Junior Professional Officers Programme5.6 Total Expenses from Other Resources342.0 Total Expenses825.7 REVENUE OVER EXPENSES155.7 ALL FIGURES ARE PROVISIONAL AS OF 25 March 2013 REVENUE AND EXPENSES 2012 IN MILLIONS OF US$

4 Global Initiatives UNFPA established a secretariat to lead a global review of progress towards achieving the Programme of Action of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). UNFPA launched a social media campaign, Safe birth. Even here, to raise awareness about maternal health services in crises.

5 GLOBAL INITIATIVES On 11 July, the United Kingdom, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNFPA, and other partners co-hosted a London Summit on Family Planning, which mobilized political will and extra resources needed to give 120 million women access to family planning by Marrying Too Young was published on 11 October, the Day of the Girl Child. The report called on governments to end child marriage. UNFPA helped 22 priority countries in 2012 slow mother to-child transmission of HIV by supporting services that integrate sexual and reproductive health with HIV prevention and treatment.

6 Africa Maternal death ratio: 500 for every 100,000 live births 120 of every 1,000 births are among adolescents between the ages of 15 and % of married women between the ages of 15 and 49 use a modern method of contraception Median age of the population: 18.6 years Average number of children per woman : 53 million women between the ages of 15 and 49 have an unmet need for modern contraceptives REGIONAL INDICATORS 5

7 AFRICA With support from UNFPA, more than three- quarters of Africa’s 46 countries integrated sexual and reproductive health into their national primary health-care plans. UNFPA supported the implementation of the African Union Youth Volunteer Corps, a programme that helps young people participate in the continent’s human development. The global Campaign to End Fistula, spearheaded by UNFPA, was active in 37 African countries.

8 Arab States Maternal death ratio: 140 for every 100,000 live births 43 of every 1,000 births are among adolescents between the ages of 15 and % of married women between the ages of 15 and 49 use a modern method of contraception Median age of the population: 23.2 years Average number of children per woman : REGIONAL INDICATORS 3

9 ARAB STATES In response to the crisis in Syria, UNFPA trained NGO partners and governmental counterparts in neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey to provide Minimum Initial Service Packages for sexual and reproductive health. In partnership with the Centre for Arab Women Training and Research, UNFPA engaged more than 200 NGOs from 11 countries to create a regional Arab Women Coalition in support of the agenda of the ICPD beyond UNFPA issued a brief for policy- makers in this region that highlighted current challenges for family planning and options for addressing them.

10 Asia and the Pacific Maternal death ratio : 160 for every 100,000 live births 33 of every 1,000 births are among adolescents between the ages of 15 and % of married women between the ages of 15 and 49 use a modern method of contraception Median age of the population: 29.2 years Average number of children per woman : 140 million women between the ages of 15 and 49 have an unmet need for modern contraceptives REGIONAL INDICATORS 2

11 ASIA AND THE PACIFIC For the first time, health ministries in Myanmar, the Philippines and Timor- Leste included funds to procure contraceptives and other reproductive health commodities in their national budgets, as UNFPA had advocated. UNFPA mapped policies and programmes in five high-prevalence countries in South Asia, developed advocacy briefs for parliamentarians and, with UNICEF and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, launched a partnership against child marriage. With UNFPA assistance, over 400 newly accredited community midwives have been trained and deployed to health facilities in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

12 Eastern Europe and Central Asia Maternal death ratio: 32 for every 100,000 live births 30 of every 1,000 births are among adolescents between the ages of 15 and % of married women between the ages of 15 and 49 use a modern method of contraception Median age of the population: 38.3 years Average number of children per woman : REGIONAL INDICATORS 2

13 EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA Following UNFPA’s Too Young to Wed campaign, the elimination of child marriage was included in Kyrgyzstan’s 2013–2017 development strategy. According to Russia’s first Reproductive Health Survey, conducted with support from UNFPA, access to antenatal services is now almost universal, with 99% of deliveries taking place in hospitals. In Turkey, UNFPA responded to the Syrian refugee crisis by providing 40,000 dignity kits containing hygiene items for women and girls in refugee camps.

14 Latin America and the Caribbean Maternal death ratio: 81 for every 100,000 live births 79 of every 1,000 births are among adolescents between the ages of 15 and % of married women between the ages of 15 and 49 use a modern method of contraception Median age of the population: 27.6 years Average number of children per woman: 23 million women between the ages of 15 and 49 have an unmet need for modern contraceptives REGIONAL INDICATORS 2

15 LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN In line with UNFPA programming, 24 Latin American and Caribbean countries agreed to expand access to sexual and reproductive health, step up investments in young people, and bolster efforts to take population data and trends into account in policymaking. Bolivia, Cuba, Chile and Paraguay carried out censuses with support from UNFPA. In Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua, UNFPA supported the development of comprehensive systems for addressing violence against women.

16 Where UNFPA Works In 2012, UNFPA worked in: 156 countries and territories, 112 country offices, 5 regional offices, 6 subregional offices, and 6 liaison offices In 2012, all UNFPA offices combined had a total of 2,343 regular staff. Panama City New York Johannesburg Bangkok Cairo Istanbul Kingston Washington, D.C. Dakar Addis Ababa Geneva Brussels Copenhagen Almaty Kathmandu Suva Tokyo UNFPA headquarters Liaison offices Regional offices Subregional offices Regional & subregional office


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