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18 February 2014
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Dakar, Senegal - The 2014-2016 Sahel Strategic Response Plan that the United Nations and its partners presented to the region seeks to mobilize US$2billion in 2014 alone, to aid over 15 million... Read more
12 February 2014
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 12 February 2014 — A new report finds that growing inequalities will undo significant gains in health and longevity made over the past 20 years. To sustain these gains, the... Read more
6 February 2014
Statement
Millions of girls around the world are still threatened by genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), despite a century of efforts to put an end to it.   Human development cannot be fully achieved as long... Read more
21 January 2014
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Dakar (Senegal) - We should go beyond the matrix of results delivered. We need to be able to track how our investments bring dignity to women and girls and help young people develop their potential,... Read more
21 January 2014
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Unemployment is a major problem in Africa. According to the World Bank, youth represent 60% of all unemployed. Many people believe that this "time bomb" must be transformed into a development... Read more
21 January 2014
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Dakar (Senegal) More than 500 young leaders from over 50 countries in Africa and the Americas and Europe Diaspora have made commitments and recommendations by unanimously adopting "The Dakar Call for... Read more
16 January 2014
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Economic growth noted in several African countries in the last decades is misleading because it is neither inclusive nor sustainable. African governments must use the revenue from raw materials to... Read more
12 January 2014
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Nouakchott (Mauritania) The development of a nation depends on the investment in the education of women and girls as such UNFPA will continue to assist Mauritania for the place and rights of girls... Read more
11 January 2014
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Nouakchott, Mauritania: Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is on a working visit to... Read more
8 January 2014
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Bangui, Central African Republic- The United Nations on Tuesday 7th January resumed food aid for some 100,000 displaced people in the airport in Bangui, capital of the strife-torn Central African... Read more

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