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11 April 2016
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Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin to the 49th session of the Commission on Population and Development on strengthening the demographic evidence base for achieving the ICPD beyond 2014 and... Read more
31 August 2015
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin to the Second Regular Session of the Executive Board.
2 June 2015
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin to the Annual Session of the Executive Board, highlighting results achieved in 2014, the first year of implementation of UNFPA's strategic plan 2014-... Read more
13 April 2015
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Last year was a landmark for the ICPD, a time of reflection, of celebration, of reaffirmation and of firm resolve to do better. This Commission and world leaders at the Special Session in September affirmed the mandate... Read more
28 January 2015
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Remarks as prepared for delivery addressing First Regular Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS
18 November 2014
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CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Welcome to the launch of The State of World Population 2014, “The Power of 1.8 Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future.”
5 September 2014
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We also know that in order to make progress, in order to advance a universal sustainable development agenda beyond 2015, we must work towards a common understanding of the universality of human rights. Development can... Read more
25 June 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, Geneva – We remain committed to results and improving our accountability to our Member States, and most importantly, to those we serve. As you know, this is a crucial year. Member States, supported by... Read more
7 April 2014
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"The ICPD Programme of Action changed forever how we perceive population and development. It moved population policies and programmes from a focus on numbers to a focus on individuals – women and men, girls and boys.... Read more

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