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Benoît Kalasa

Director of the UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Office

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16-20 September

UN General Assembly (UNGA 69), New York

22 September

UNGASS on ICPD, New York

1 October

International Day of Older Persons

11 October

International Day of the Girl Child

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UNFPA donates motorcycle ambulances to save lives of women and children in rural Guinea-Bissau

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Empowering girls key to Africa's success, leaders affirm

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World Leaders Commit to Intensify Efforts to Realize Women’s Health, Rights, Equality

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Investing in Young People to Harness Africa’s Demographic Dividend

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UNFPA to Promote Rights of Women, Young People, as World Marks 1994 Cairo Population Conference during UN General Assembly

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The School of Husbands, Niger

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