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  • 09 Aug 2022
  • Speech

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the Wadadli Action Platform

Excellencies Esteemed partners and friends Dear young people 

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the Wadadli Action…

Excellencies Esteemed partners and friends Dear young people 

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  • 07 Jul 2022
  • Statement

World Population Day Statement 2022

World Population Day offers a moment to celebrate human progress. Our world, despite its challenges, is one where higher shares of people are educated and live healthier lives than at any previous…

World Population Day Statement 2022

World Population Day offers a moment to celebrate human progress. Our world, despite its challenges, is one where higher shares…

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  • 05 Jul 2022
  • Speech

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 2022 High Level Political Forum Town Hall meeting on “Building back better and advancing the SDGs”

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 2022 High Level Political Forum Town Hall meeting on “Building back better and advancing the SDGs” - 5 July 2022, United Nations, New York.

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 2022 High Level…

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 2022 High Level Political Forum Town Hall meeting on “Building back…

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  • 30 Jun 2022
  • Speech

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 30th International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) Annual Conference Transforming Global Governance for Social Justice: Feminist Economics and the Fight for Human Rights

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 30th International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) Annual Conference Transforming Global Governance for Social Justice:…

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 30th International…

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the 30th International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) Annual…

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  • 24 Jun 2022
  • Statement

UNFPA statement on the global implications of new restrictions to access to abortion

Whether abortion is legal or not, it happens all too often. Data show that restricting access to abortion does not prevent people from seeking abortion, it simply makes it more deadly. 

UNFPA statement on the global implications of new restrictions to access to…

Whether abortion is legal or not, it happens all too often. Data show that restricting access to abortion does not prevent people…

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  • 16 Jun 2022
  • Statement

UN humanitarian leaders call for the renewal of cross-border aid authorization to northwest Syria

In less than a month, the Security Council resolution that allows the United Nations and our implementing partners to provide lifesaving humanitarian aid to northwest Syria from across the border…

UN humanitarian leaders call for the renewal of cross-border aid authorization…

In less than a month, the Security Council resolution that allows the United Nations and our implementing partners to provide…

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  • 16 Jun 2022
  • Statement

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

When wars begin, so does the terror and devastation of sexual violence.

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day for the Elimination of…

When wars begin, so does the terror and devastation of sexual violence.

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  • 07 Jun 2022
  • Statement

Statement of the Executive Director to the Annual Session of the Executive Board 2022

Statement of the Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, to the Annual Session of the Executive Board, 7 June 2022.

Statement of the Executive Director to the Annual Session of the Executive…

Statement of the Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, to the Annual Session of the Executive Board, 7 June 2022.

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  • 27 May 2022
  • Speech

African Union Extraordinary Humanitarian Summit and Pledging Conference

Speech by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the African Union Extraordinary Humanitarian Summit and Pledging Conference in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

African Union Extraordinary Humanitarian Summit and Pledging Conference

Speech by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem at the African Union Extraordinary Humanitarian Summit and Pledging…

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