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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

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

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