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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 direct: we will not reduce hunger unless we...


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 everywhere have a right to survival, health and...