21 June 2013
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BRASILIA — At the end of a three-day mission to Brazil, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin left with good news: Brazil is committed to support the International Conference on Population Development review... Read more
8 July 2013
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NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands — The ICPD International Conference on Human Rights began here on Sunday, with strong appeals to promote and protect the rights of every person, without any distinction. The event is convened... Read more
6 March 2013
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UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin urged that young people be given space and opportunities to contribute to national development in Botswana. Dr. Osotimehin made this call at a discussion with youths... Read more
8 May 2013
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SUVA, Fiji — If alarming rates of violence against women are to be effectively addressed, the status of women needs to be elevated. UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin emphasized the fundamental, often... Read more
14 November 2012
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COTONOU, Benin — On the eve of the Africa Regional Youth Forum in Benin, UNFPA's Executive Director was awarded the highest National Honor from the Republic of Benin for his dedication to Africa's development and his... Read more
2 October 2012
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UNITED NATIONS--A high-level task force was recently formed to bolster efforts in support of the goals of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) that was held in Cairo in 1994. The landmark... Read more
5 December 2012
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NUSA DUA, Bali — "Dream, believe and make it happen" – Inspirational words from celebrated Indonesian singer Agnes Monica which set the tone for the opening of the ICPD Global Youth Forum, which began in Bali on... Read more
26 August 2012
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BANGKOK — Dramatic demographic changes in Asia, coupled with persistent social inequality, require countries to urgently tackle population concerns with foresight and justice, the head of UNFPA said today at a regional... Read more
2 October 2012
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UNITED NATIONS --- Every maternal death is a tragedy that leads to tremendous negative consequences for children, families and societies. That’s why we need to ensure that each and every woman has access to well... Read more
10 August 2012
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Almost 20 years ago, 179 Member States convening at the International Conference on Population and Development agreed to protect the rights of young people, particularly in the areas of sexual and reproductive health.... Read more

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