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4 April 2014
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UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin addressed the High-Level Debate on ICPD Beyond 2014 on 4 April. In his speech he stressed that this is a crucial time in the evolution of the global development agenda.
29 January 2014
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In his statement to the Executive Board, Dr. Osotimehin laid out the priorities for UNFPA in the year ahead. Topics discussed in his statment include the ICPD beyond 2014 and MDG post 2015 process, thematic areas such... Read more
30 October 2013
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In his remarks during the launch of UNFPA's "The State of World Population 2013", Dr. Osotimehin highlights the aim of this year's report to call for actions that empower girls, uphold their basic human rights... Read more
13 August 2013
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In his remarks during the opening ceremony of the Latin America and Caribbean ICPD review Conference in Montevideo, Uruguay, Dr, Osotimehin highlights successes and challenges of the Region towards implementing the ICPD... Read more
1 July 2013
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In her speech at the opening session of the UNECE Regional Conference for the ICPD Review, Anne-Brigitte Albrectsen addresses opportunitites and challenges in the field of population and development for the European... Read more
26 June 2013
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CAIRO -- In his statement for the opening of the Arab States Regional Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin addresses population and development opportunities and challenges in the... Read more
19 June 2013
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In this speech, the UNFPA Deputy Executive Director outlines challenges and opportunities presented by population trends and dynamics, and underscores their importance to post-2015 development agendas. 
10 June 2013
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Remarks of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin at the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board 2013
24 April 2013
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UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin delivers opening remarks on the forty-sixth session of the Commission on Population and Development.
23 April 2012
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  "We are committed to ensuring that youth perspectives are included in global plans to reduce poverty and open the way to a sustainable future," stated UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, at the... Read more

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