United Nations Population Award
Dr. Musinguzi receives UN Population Award from UN Secretary-General
Each year, the Committee for the United Nations Population Award presents an award to an individual and/or institution in recognition of outstanding contributions to increasing the awareness of population questions and to their solution. The Award, which was established by the General Assembly in November 1981, in resolution 36/201, and was first presented in 1983, consists of a gold medal, a diploma and a monetary prize. Nominations for the award are accepted through 31 December of each year.
12 June 2014 Father Aldo Marchesini and Jhpiego recognized with UN Population Award
UNITED NATIONS, New York – On 12 June, UNFPA celebrated the winners of the 2014 United Nations Population Award: Father Aldo Marchesini, a doctor and Catholic priest who treats obstetric fistula sufferers in Mozambique...
23 June 2011 Ceremony Honours Population Award Winners
UNITED NATIONS, New York—The 2011 Population Award was presented last week to Professor Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Chairman of the Division of Population Research at the University of Tehran, and L’Institut de...