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16 September 2002
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Your Excellencies, I head an organization that deals with one of the thematic areas that cause a great deal of debate at the global level. We just have to remember paragraph 47 of the Plan of Implementation at the... Read more
10 September 2002
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Good morning, everyone. It is truly a pleasure to be here today at the 55th Annual DPI/NGO Conference. It is an honour to share the podium with such distinguished panellists. And it is a delight to be with... Read more
26 August 2002
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I am pleased to deliver a statement on health and sustainable development on behalf of Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. A healthy nation needs healthy people. Every human... Read more
21 August 2002
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Good morning. I would like to thank the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Microcredit Summit Campaign for inviting me to participate in today's panel discussion. I would also like to thank Susy... Read more
22 July 2002
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It is with deep regret that I confirm the loss of U.S. funding this year for the United Nations Population Fund. It is especially troubling since the fact-finding mission that was sent to China by the United States... Read more
11 July 2002
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Today on World Population Day, as we focus on "Reducing Poverty-Improving Reproductive Health," let us pledge once more to support women around the world and free them from poor health and illiteracy. When women are... Read more
2 July 2002
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We are gathered here today to talk about the contribution of human resource development to the process of social and economic development. In addition, I have a very simple message: No nation can be strong and... Read more
13 June 2002
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It is an honour to address you today at the World Summit on Food Security on behalf of Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund. The message I have come to deliver is simple and... Read more
11 May 2002
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Address by Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director, UNFPA -- Oakland, California
9 May 2002
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More than a decade after the 1990 World Summit for Children, the challenge remains the same: to improve the lives of the world's children and adolescents and respect their human rights. Children and adolescents... Read more

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