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10 September 2002
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Good morning, everyone. It is truly a pleasure to be here today at the 55th Annual DPI/NGO Conference. It is an honour to share the podium with such distinguished panellists. And it is a delight to be with... Read more

26 August 2002
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I am pleased to deliver a statement on health and sustainable development on behalf of Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

A healthy nation needs healthy people.... Read more

21 August 2002
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Good morning. I would like to thank the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Microcredit Summit Campaign for inviting me to participate in today's panel discussion. I would also like to thank... Read more

11 July 2002
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Today on World Population Day, as we focus on "Reducing Poverty-Improving Reproductive Health," let us pledge once more to support women around the world and free them from poor health and illiteracy. When women are... Read more

2 July 2002
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We are gathered here today to talk about the contribution of human resource development to the process of social and economic development. In addition, I have a very simple message: No nation can be strong and... Read more

13 June 2002
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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... Read more

11 May 2002
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Address by Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director, UNFPA -- Oakland, California
9 May 2002
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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... Read more

25 April 2002
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Thank you for the kind introduction and for inviting me to present my views on Demography, Politics and Stability in the Middle East. It is a pleasure to be here at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy,... Read more

25 April 2002
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Thank you for the kind introduction and thank you for inviting me to speak tonight about the role of culture and religion in population and family planning. These issues are very important to me and to my... Read more

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