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25 October 2001
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Partnerships among organizations in Europe and other parts of the world are critical to enabling the international community to effectively tackle the challenges of the twenty-first century, the UNFPA’s Executive... Read more
9 October 2001
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The UNFPA is helping Eritrea’s preparations for its first census, expected in 2002, by providing the country with 20 all-terrain vehicles.
3 October 2001
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The women of the Del Carmen community in Mexico’s Hidalgo state recently received equipment to establish a candy-making industrial kitchen, thanks to the efforts of UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and former Miss Universe... Read more
2 October 2001
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Sudan recently signed an agreement to implement a new, five-year population programme in the African country.
1 October 2001
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In 1998 the United Nations Foundation funded a small media project for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). This project, called “Personalizing Population”, was conceived as a way to focus popular media attention... Read more
30 September 2001
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) office in Kyrgyzstan recently held a workshop in the capital, Bishkek, to promote the implementation of the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on... Read more
20 August 2001
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DAKAR, Senegal – Youths from nearly 90 countries resolved to lead the crusade against HIV/AIDS all over the world, in adopting the Dakar Youth Empowerment Strategy at the end the Fourth World Youth Forum of the United... Read more
22 May 2001
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The Third United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries held in Brussels, from 14 to 20 May 2001, concluded by adopting by consensus a political declaration in which 193 participating governments committed... Read more
9 May 2001
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Violence against women is, unfortunately, widespread in many parts of the world. Because they lack power, women suffer discrimination from early childhood and are too often the victims of domestic violence.
22 April 2001
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Francistown -- Botswana is the front line of the war against AIDS. This insidious disease has spread silently, but all too swiftly through the population of this southern African nation, that sits on top of South Africa.

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