About UNFPA in Kosovo

UNFPA Kosovo has been advocating for the reproductive health and rights of every woman, man and child, individually and as families, since 1999. UNFPA is dedicated to bring about a world where no mother dies in the act of giving life, when every pregnancy is wanted and every individual can enjoy a life of health, dignity and opportunity.

In partnership with government, NGOs, communities, and other UN agencies, UNFPA Kosovo has worked to achieve its goals through:

  • Improving antenatal, safe delivery and post-natal care through technical assistance programmes, development of curricula and professional training for medical personnel, and provision of medical equipment
  • Family planning sessions and workshops for adults and youth in communities
  • Awareness rising campaigns, education and counseling sessions on reproductive health, human sexuality and prevention spread of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
  • Ensuring access to affordable quality contraceptives at medical facilities
  • Promoting of gender equality, women empowerment and elimination of gender based violence across all levels of UNFPA programming and advocating
  • Supporting research, gathering, and dissemination of population data, advocating for and supporting government in developing evidence-based strategies and population policies
  • Advocating for improved governance of health sector to better address reproductive health needs of population.

 Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.