News on Population Trends

18 July 2017
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Edith Nambalirwa is reaching other youth with her entrepreneurial spirit and knowledge of sexual and reproductive health. © UNFPA ESARO/Corrie Butler
MUBENDE, Uganda/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Today, the world faces daunting challenges, from persistent poverty to entrenched inequalities. Yet one key solution is just over the horizon, if countries and leaders take... Read more
12 April 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/Shan State, Myanmar – “When people are not counted, they are excluded,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, yesterday during the opening session of the 49th Commission on Population and... Read more
13 April 2015
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Estos 10 datos sobre el mundo dan muestras de un enorme avance —aunque todavía no el suficiente—. © UNFPA/Anna Adhikari
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – Líderes de todo el mundo iniciaron hoy el 48.º período de sesiones de la Comisión de Población y Desarrollo, en el que harán un balance del desarrollo mundial y el bienestar de sus pueblos... Read more
1 June 2015
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Much of the world is poised to reap a demographic dividend. But to do this, countries must invest in young people. Students in Cotonou, Benin. © UNFPA Benin/Ollivier Girard
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Young people are increasingly recognized as critical actors in matters of global importance. "I place great hope in their power to shape our future,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-... Read more
20 November 2012
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NUEVA YORK --- Académicos y expertos pertenecientes a siete organismos de las Naciones Unidas se reunieron esta semana en el Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas (UNFPA) para celebrar la primera de una serie de... Read more
29 June 2012
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PROVINCIA DE BAMYAN (Afganistán) --- “Nadie ha realizado una encuesta antes aquí y nadie conoce el tipo de desafíos a los que nos enfrentamos aquí,” dice Mohammad Ibrahim, un agricultor de la provincia de Bamiyan... Read more
22 September 2014
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Niñas en el Níger
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – “Si invertimos de forma significativa en la educación de las niñas, la salud sexual y reproductiva de los jóvenes y los adolescentes, así como en el empoderamiento de las mujeres en... Read more
18 November 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – “Never before have there been so many young people – never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress,” Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA’s Executive Director,... Read more
3 September 2014
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CHIANG MAI, Thailand - The catastrophe predicted to result from the rapid ageing of Asian populations is far from inevitable, said experts at a regional conference being held this week in Thailand. Making changes to... Read more
16 July 2014
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PRAGUE, Czech Republic – When Maryana Borisova was a teenager in Bulgaria, she seemed destined to follow the same life path as other girls in her traditional Roma community: She would get married and have her first... Read more

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