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7 November 2001
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On 7 November, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will release The State of World Population 2001 report, Footprints and Milestones: Population and Environmental Change.
22 October 2001
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Afghan women and girls in need of life-saving reproductive health assistance was the topic of a UNFPA News Conference Call held for international reporters on Monday 22 October, 2001.
28 September 2001
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - Responding to the grave health emergency now facing Afghan women, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is mounting its largest-ever humanitarian operation. The Fund is asking... Read more
13 September 2001
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In remarks to the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on 13 September, UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya Ahmed Obaid stated:
16 July 2001
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United Nations, New York – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the International Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FIGO) are meeting in London this week to discuss obstetric fistula, a... Read more
27 June 2001
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United Nations, New York - Following is the statement given today by Ms. Thoraya A. Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV... Read more
22 June 2001
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - With millions more newly infected with HIV every year - 5.3 million in 2000 - the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is supporting intensified action to prevent the sexual transmission of... Read more
22 June 2001
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United Nations, New York - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is sending emergency reproductive health assistance to the Central African Republic (CAR) where about 100,000 people have been displaced by fighting... Read more
6 June 2001
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Thoraya Obaid, and the President of Rotary International, Frank Devlyn, today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to work... Read more
11 May 2001
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NEW YORK - Dr. Nafis Sadik, former Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning will share the 2001 United Nations... Read more

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