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  • 18 Aug 2021
  • Statement

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) - AFGHANISTAN

The people of Afghanistan need our support now more than ever. Our organizations are committed to helping and protecting them. We will stay in Afghanistan and we will deliver.

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) -…

The people of Afghanistan need our support now more than ever. Our organizations are committed to helping and protecting them.

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  • 16 Aug 2021
  • Statement

The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan

UNFPA joins the United Nations Secretary-General and the international community in expressing its deep concern about the grave humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan. It is painful to witness…

The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan

UNFPA joins the United Nations Secretary-General and the international community in expressing its deep concern about the grave…

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  • 04 Aug 2021
  • Statement

UNFPA welcomes new Permanent Forum of People of African Descent

The United Nations General Assembly began building a bridge towards justice this week with its unanimous decision to establish a Permanent Forum of People of African Descent. No country in the world…

UNFPA welcomes new Permanent Forum of People of African Descent

The United Nations General Assembly began building a bridge towards justice this week with its unanimous decision to establish a…

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  • 15 Jul 2021
  • Speech

Speech by Hassane Haousseize Zouera, Police Commissaire of Niger, 2021 United Nations Population Award

The population award in the Individual category which Niger has won through my modest person is the fruit of a teamwork of women and men who, nights and days, work tirelessly to watch over the social…

Speech by Hassane Haousseize Zouera, Police Commissaire of Niger, 2021 United…

The population award in the Individual category which Niger has won through my modest person is the fruit of a teamwork of women…

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  • 15 Jul 2021
  • Speech

Speech by Ignacio Pareja Amador, General Director of DIGEPO, 2021 United Nations Population Award

I want to start by saying thank you; a big thank you to the UN Population Award Committee for acknowledging DIGEPO's work with the most prestigious recognition in terms of population in the world.

Speech by Ignacio Pareja Amador, General Director of DIGEPO, 2021 United…

I want to start by saying thank you; a big thank you to the UN Population Award Committee for acknowledging DIGEPO's work with the m

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  • 11 Jul 2021
  • Statement

World Population Day Statement 2021

For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended pregnancies.

World Population Day Statement 2021

For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended pregnancies.

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  • 02 Jul 2021
  • Statement

Support from France to safeguard health and lives of millions of women and girls

The Government of France has announced its intention to contribute €90 million to the UNFPA Supplies Partnership — a flagship programme that provides modern contraceptives and life-saving maternal…

Support from France to safeguard health and lives of millions of women and girls

The Government of France has announced its intention to contribute €90 million to the UNFPA Supplies Partnership — a flagship…

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  • 18 Jun 2021
  • Statement

Joint Statement on the Renewal of Humanitarian Lifeline to Millions of People in North-west Syria

Millions of people are pressed up against the border in an active war zone in north-west Syria and remain in need of humanitarian aid to survive.

Joint Statement on the Renewal of Humanitarian Lifeline to Millions of People…

Millions of people are pressed up against the border in an active war zone in north-west Syria and remain in need of humanitarian ai

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  • 10 Jun 2021
  • Speech

Statement of the Executive Director to the Annual Session of the Executive Board 2021

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem to the Annual Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS.

Statement of the Executive Director to the Annual Session of the Executive…

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem to the Annual Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS.

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