United Nations Population Fund – UPSC Prelims

United Nations Population Fund:
  • UNFPA stands for United Nations Fund for Population Activities.
  • Its name was later changed to the United Nations Population Fund in 1987.
  • It is a subsidiary organ of the UN General Assembly.
  • Year of formation: 1967
  • HQ: New York
  • It is the UN’s sexual and reproductive health agency.
  • Mission: To deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.
  • Report: State of World Population Report.

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