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15 October 2002
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Good morning. It is a pleasure to be here in Cape Verde for the first time. I would like to personally thank the Government of Cape Verde for hosting this important, and timely, Conference. I would like to express my... Read more

27 September 2002
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 27 September 2002 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) warmly welcomes today's admission of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste as the 191st Member State of the United Nations.... Read more

24 September 2002
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Mr. President,

Distinguished Delegates

I sat in this seat almost 21 months ago to present myself for the first time to the members of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme... Read more

21 September 2002
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<p>Mr. President, I will argue today that population and reproductive health issues also count because they are the direct and/or indirect underpinning for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs... Read more
16 September 2002
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Your Excellencies,

I head an organization that deals with one of the thematic areas that cause a great deal of debate at the global level. We just have to remember paragraph 47 of the Plan of Implementation... Read more

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

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