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31 December 2013
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UNFPA sends emergency support staff to CAR

Bangui, CAR- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) West and Central Africa Regional Office has deployed a high-level and technical emergency team to support its local office in the Central... Read more

31 December 2013
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Aid agencies need US$152 million for CAR crisis

The United Nations is appealing for US$152 million to scale up aid organisations’ priority response in multiple sectors, from now until April 2013, in a bid to help meet the immediate needs of people... Read more

16 December 2013

UN chief appeals to Central African people to end bloodshed

New York, United States: The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, made a personal radio appeal to the citizens of the Central African Republic (CAR) to end the bloodshed that is tearing... Read more

13 December 2013
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Condomise campaign causes a storm at ICASA 2013

  CAPE TOWN, South Africa, ICASA 2013 — “There is too much of a stigma around condoms. Young people need to protect themselves against HIV and Aids.” With these words, Bidia Deperthes, UNFPA’s senior... Read more

10 December 2013
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UN chief attends memorial service for Mandela in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in Johannesburg, where he joins scores of world leaders at the official memorial service for former South African... Read more

10 December 2013
Statement

The path to human-centred development

Full enjoyment of sexual and reproductive health and rights can mean the difference between life and death for hundreds of thousands of women and adolescent girls: the difference between dying... Read more

6 December 2013
Statement

His deep conviction, passion, humility and courage characterized everything he did

It is with deep sadness that I learned of the death of former South African President and anti-apartheid stalwart, Nelson Mandela. The world has lost a true statesman, a leader and a pragmatic... Read more

6 December 2013
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UN honours Nelson Mandela as champion of peace, reconciliation

New York, United States – The United Nations family on 6th December mourned the loss – and celebrated the enduring legacy – of Nelson Mandela , the former South African leader and peace advocate... Read more

3 December 2013
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UNFPA delivers women’s health services amid intercommunal clashes in Central African Rep.

"I escaped to the Catholic mission on 11th September. That saved my life. Armed men were killing and looting on their way. I am happy to be alive but I have to confess that living conditions here... Read more

1 December 2013
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Zeroing in on women, youths' needs to achieve antiAIDS goals

The UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, acknowledged the significant progress made in reaching the goals of zero in the fight against HIV/AIDS, pointing out that the fastest way of... Read more

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