2 October 2012
In the News
UNITED NATIONS --- Gathered at the Ford Foundation in New York Monday, international luminaries, family planning experts and women’s rights activists repeatedly expressed a common sentiment: “I cannot believe that we... Read more
20 June 2012
News
RIO DE JANEIRO —On the eve of the official opening of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Member States announced that they had agreed on the Conference’s outcome document, The Future We Want. “We now... Read more
11 July 2012
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Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 On World Population Day, two former UNFPA Executive Directors, Dr. Nafis Sadik and Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, released the following statement calling on the world to prioritize the work... Read more
29 June 2012
News
FAVELA DA ROCINHA, Brazil --- Promptly at 7 am, on the third day of his mission to the Rio+20 conference, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin set out in another direction. At the invitation of the Minister... Read more
13 July 2012
News
Marking World Population Day at the London Summit on Family Planning, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin committed UNFPA to helping nations ensure that every woman is free to exercise her right to access... Read more
1 May 2012
In the News
UNITED NATIONS, New York - UNFPA rightly believes the road to Rio goes via Cairo - and that sustainable development and population are inextricably linked. So when the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development (also... Read more
23 April 2012
In the News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need to provide reproductive health care for young people, as well as give them access to the necessary information and the means to protect... Read more
19 April 2012
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York — In her first public address as UNFPA's New Deputy Executive Director (Management), Ms. Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen emphasized that sustainable development strategies must take account of people... Read more
15 February 2012
News
UNITED NATIONS -- Many young leaders around the world are too young to remember the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development, which took place in Cairo. But the plan that emerged from the conference... Read more
21 July 2011
News
Tweet GORI, Georgia — On a recent afternoon, a group of college students were sitting around a table engaged in an unusual activity: they were having an earnest conversation about sexual health. The subject matter... Read more

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