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12 April 2003
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Your Excellency, President Fidel Castro, Distinguished Members of the Presidium, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am pleased to deliver a statement on behalf of Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the... Read more

3 April 2003
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Good evening.

I am delighted to be here tonight as your guest speaker. I would like to thank the Chairman of the Health Advisory Board, Edward Ludwig, for inviting me to participate. My gratitude also goes to... Read more

31 March 2003
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Mr. Chairman, Members of the Commission, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Good morning. It gives me great pleasure to address the opening of this 36th session of the Commission on Population and Development. Let me... Read more

29 March 2003
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Good afternoon.

I would like to thank Ambassador Bill Luers, the President of the United Nations Association of the United States, for inviting me to participate in today’s meeting. It is wonderful to be here... Read more

26 March 2003
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Good evening.

I am delighted to have this opportunity to address you tonight at Smith College, on my second visit. I always enjoy visiting women’s colleges, not only because I myself attended one – Mills... Read more

21 March 2003
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Despite all efforts to find a peaceful solution, we are now faced with the sad reality of war in Iraq and increased suffering for the Iraqi people.

I appeal to all parties to observe international law to... Read more

20 January 2003
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It is an honour and a pleasure to take the floor at the first session of the Executive Board in 2003. At the outset, Mr. President, I would like to congratulate you and the Members of your Bureau on your election as... Read more

16 December 2002
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Your Excellency, Mr. Thaksin Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand;
Mr. Kim Hak-Su, Executive Secretary, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific;
Mr. Steve Sinding, Director-General,... Read more

3 December 2002
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Thank you for coming. I am very pleased to be here to introduce the 25th in the series of State of World Population Reports, which UNFPA has published every year since 1978.

The theme of the report this year... Read more

1 December 2002
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Today, on World AIDS Day, our duty to "live and let live" has special significance for the 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS and their families, and also for those who remain highly vulnerable to infection.... Read more

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