News on Youth leadership & participation

19 Junio 2008
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ILESHE, Nigeria — Prophet Adebisi is an imposing man.  A middle-aged community leader here in Ileshe, a rural town in southern Nigeria, he has a deep voice and square build that seem to command authority. And he is... Read more
27 Septiembre 2007
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Women leaders of the United Nations welcomed today’s launch of a global campaign to eliminate maternal and child deaths around the world. Called Deliver Now for Women + Children, the effort... Read more
3 Octubre 2007
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BRUSSELS – The EU/UNFPA Reproductive Health Initiative for Youth in Asia (RHIYA) officially ended last week, but its legacy will continue, according to a number of speakers at the high-level conference ‘Adolescent... Read more
11 Junio 2007
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Children are dependent, to a large extent, on the health and well-being of their mothers. This recognition led, in 2005, to the merging of three separate global partnerships, which had earlier focused on child survival... Read more
30 Octubre 2007
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BOUAKE, Côte d’Ivoire — Eighteen-year-old Beatrice Kouado is bent over her paper pattern in concentration, painstakingly guiding the yellow thread back and forth in regular, even stitches as she learns the art of... Read more
14 Junio 2006
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — The work and mandate of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, gained momentum in 2005, thanks to exceptional support by world leaders, donor, partners and individuals. The inclusion of... Read more
3 Octubre 2006
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BRUSSELS — Noting that reproductive health commodities remain dangerously under-funded, Mari Simonen, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (External Relations, UN Affairs and Management) launched a major global initiative to... Read more
11 Abril 2006
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan accepted the first Seville Node Between Cultures Award in Spain on Monday and immediately pledged its monetary prize to a UNFPA-led joint initiative... Read more
14 Agosto 2006
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TORONTO, Canada — Three days before the XVI International AIDS Conference officially opened, youth delegates were preparing themselves to be more powerful advocates. In the stately gothic buildings of the University of... Read more
7 Diciembre 2006
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GUINEA BISSAU — Last month, more than 80 youth representatives from 10 West African countries met here for the subregional meeting of the Youth Forum on young people’s involvement in meeting the Millennium Development... Read more

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