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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
Press Release
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
Press Release
  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
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
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
Press Release
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
7 May 2017
Press Release
ABUJA, 7 May 2017 - UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram group and is on standby to provide emergency... Read more
5 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Sadly, despite some progress, the world still has a long way to go to achieve full gender equality. Take, for instance, the fact that every year tens of thousands of girls are forced into child... Read more
8 March 2017
Press Release
Nigerian Actress, Stephanie Linus named UNFPA Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central Africa
DAKAR/LAGOS, 8 March 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today appointed Nigerian actress and activist, Stephanie Linus as the UNFPA Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central... Read more

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