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23 October 2017
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Hosted by the Government of Senegal, the High-Level Meeting on Ending Child Marriage brings together key actors to agree on tangible steps toward ending the practice for good. Dakar 23rd October... Read more
3 October 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
2 October 2017
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Dakar, Senegal - 2 October 2017: The United Religions Initiative (URI) for Africa has awarded the prestigious Africa Peace Award The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). UNFPA West and Central... Read more
22 September 2017
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New York, USA. September 22, 2017: Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to... Read more
27 July 2017
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“The Government of the Republic of Chad and the Chadian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs organized a symposium on "Islam, Demographic Dividend and Family Welfare" together with the United... Read more
17 July 2017
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London 17, July 2017 – Leaders in Family Planning - from Government representatives to development organizations and foundations - revitalized their commitment to supporting rights-based family... Read more
4 July 2017
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  Addis Ababa, 4 July 2017 - First Ladies of Africa said that the economic growth and sustainable development of Africa is dependent on its youth and in the empowerment of adolescent girls and woman... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
  Statement of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.  I offer sincere condolences... Read more
5 June 2017
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UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations   Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, passed away... Read more

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