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12 April 2017
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Hans Rosling, a Swedish doctor and statistician, as well as the Association of Traditional Chiefs of Niger (Association des chefs traditionnels du Niger, ACTN), a community-based development organization, have won the... Read more
7 April 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — The global website of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has just been announced as the recipient of multiple honours presented by the 21st Annual Webby Awards.... Read more

21 November 2016
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Ankara, 21 November 2016 - UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women and UNDP in Turkey are deeply concerned by the draft Bill submitted to the Parliament during the legislative debates on November 17 which may lead to some type of... Read more
20 October 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns UNFPA, the United... Read more
14 October 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/ABUJA — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls who were captured by Boko Haram. UNFPA commends the Nigerian Government’s... Read more

7 October 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is scaling up its emergency response to help more than 350,000 people who need immediate humanitarian help after Hurricane Matthew pounded Haiti this... Read more
19 September 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - Violence by Boko Haram continues to cause immense suffering in north-east Nigeria, where 2 million people are displaced and 7 million urgently need humanitarian assistance. On Friday 16... Read more
28 August 2016
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NAIROBI -- African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions to empower youth and women to achieve... Read more
27 May 2016
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ANTALYA, Turkey – Young people can lift the world’s 48 least developed countries out of poverty, provided governments invest in the education, empowerment and employment of millions of people poised to enter the labour... Read more
24 May 2016
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ISTANBUL–The World Humanitarian Summit concluded here today with a demonstrated resolve to live up to the pledge to leave no one behind, including the more than 60 million displaced, and women, children and other groups... Read more

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