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8 April 2002
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I am very pleased to be here in Madrid to participate in the Second World Assembly on Ageing and to make this joint intervention on behalf of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations... Read more

8 April 2002
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Thank you for this opportunity to participate in this event for the launch of HelpAge International’s publication, ‘State of the World’s Older People’.

UNFPA would like to congratulate HelpAge International... Read more

7 April 2002
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"Move for Health", the theme of this year's World Health Day, should encourage all of us to increase our physical activity. This is important for young people to stay healthy through old age, and for older people to... Read more

1 April 2002
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It gives me great pleasure to address the 35th session of the Commission on Population and Development. Let me begin by expressing my appreciation to Mr. Joseph Chamie and the Population Division for their hard work... Read more

18 March 2002
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Mr. Secretary-General, Chairman, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am honoured to address you. We are gathered in Monterrey to try to resolve a paradox: the paradox of a world where wealth is... Read more

13 March 2002
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Thank you for inviting me to participate in this global consultation on child and adolescent health and development. This is a topic that I care about very deeply. I have two daughters who are now adults and I... Read more

8 March 2002
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If we are serious about global peace and security, we must do more to support the world's women. All over the globe, women are eager to participate in the development of their countries and the prosperity of their... Read more

7 March 2002
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First of all I would like to thank you for inviting me to be a part of this Conference on Borderless Giving. I know you are all extremely busy people, and it is very heartening to know that you have the energy and... Read more

2 March 2002
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Winning the war in Afghanistan is not the same as keeping the peace. Here I would like to correct a common misconception, mostly produced by the media. Achieving peace and building communities and nations are... Read more

29 January 2002
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Let me get right to the point. Ten years after the adoption of Agenda 21, the primary challenge remains: to ensure that access to resources for human development is in balance with human numbers; to end extreme... Read more

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