1 July 2013
In her speech at the opening session of the UNECE Regional Conference for the ICPD Review, Anne-Brigitte Albrectsen addresses opportunitites and challenges in the field of population and development for the European... Read more
26 June 2013

CAIRO -- In his statement for the opening of the Arab States Regional Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin addresses population and development opportunities and challenges in... Read more

19 June 2013

In this speech, the UNFPA Deputy Executive Director outlines challenges and opportunities presented by population trends and dynamics, and underscores their importance to post-2015 development agendas. 

10 June 2013
Remarks of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin at the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board 2013
24 April 2013

UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin delivers opening remarks on the forty-sixth session of the Commission on Population and Development.

23 April 2012


"We are committed to ensuring that youth perspectives are included in global plans to reduce poverty and open the way to a sustainable future," stated UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde... Read more

1 April 2012

“As members of Parliament, you are in a key position in ensuring adequate budget lines for health, holding governments accountable for their commitments, building partnerships and tearing down legal and economic... Read more

8 February 2012

"We at UNFPA continue to emphasize that people and the principle of equity must be kept at the centre of sustainable development. It means recognizing the need to invest in women and young people and promoting... Read more

1 February 2012


"UNFPA’s main focus in 2012 is on implementing the revised Strategic Plan and ensuring that we consistently deliver high-impact country programmes with sharp focus, renewed energy and increased... Read more