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  • 17 Oct 2015
  • Statement

A New Era in the Fight against Poverty

To lift people out of poverty, countries will need stronger and better social protection systems. But to sustainably eradicate poverty, they will need to create many more jobs.

A New Era in the Fight against Poverty

To lift people out of poverty, countries will need stronger and better social protection systems. But to sustainably eradicate…

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  • 11 Oct 2015
  • Statement

The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the world has an unprecedented opportunity to focus on the power of girls to drive progress and transform our world.

The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the world has an unprecedented opportunity to focus on the power…

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  • 01 Oct 2015
  • Statement

Sustainable Cities for All Ages

Population ageing and urbanization are major global issues of the 21st century. While cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and over is also rising. Rapid urbanization is…

Sustainable Cities for All Ages

Population ageing and urbanization are major global issues of the 21st century. While cities are growing, their share of…

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  • 29 Sep 2015
  • Statement

Ending Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People

United Nations entities call on States to act urgently to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) adults, adolescents and children.

Ending Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender…

United Nations entities call on States to act urgently to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual,…

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  • 25 Sep 2015
  • Statement

Adoption of Sustainable Development Agenda Can Transform and Save Billions of Lives, Says UNFPA

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commends world leaders on the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a significant achievement in the history of development. The…

Adoption of Sustainable Development Agenda Can Transform and Save Billions of…

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commends world leaders on the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development…

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  • 31 Aug 2015
  • Speech

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director UNFPA

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin to the Second Regular Session of the Executive Board.

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director UNFPA

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin to the Second Regular Session of the Executive Board.

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  • 19 Aug 2015
  • Statement

Message for World Humanitarian Day

Nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced by conflict, war and persecution, the largest number since the United Nations was created 70 years ago in the ashes of the Second World War. And due to…

Message for World Humanitarian Day

Nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced by conflict, war and persecution, the largest number since the United Nations was…

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  • 12 Aug 2015
  • Statement

Investing in the Power of Young People, Transforming our World

Young people are driving change towards a better future for all in every corner of the world. They are leading global action on climate change, campaigning to end discrimination, speaking out to…

Investing in the Power of Young People, Transforming our World

Young people are driving change towards a better future for all in every corner of the world. They are leading global action on…

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  • 11 Jul 2015
  • Statement

Message for World Population Day

Women and adolescent girls also face much greater risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, violence and forced marriage during conflicts and natural disasters. One of the priorities of UNFPA, the United…

Message for World Population Day

Women and adolescent girls also face much greater risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, violence and forced marriage during…

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