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12 December 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Universal Health Coverage Day 12 December 2020   When universal health coverage became an agreed global goal just five years ago... Read more
10 December 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December 2020 Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of... Read more
3 December 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020 More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability... Read more
1 December 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020     On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all... Read more
25 November 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women    Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against... Read more
20 October 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020  A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-... Read more
11 October 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl   It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.   Today, on the International Day of the Girl, let’s... Read more
23 September 2020
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Recent news reports from around the world about invasive, life-altering reproductive health procedures performed without knowledge or consent, if true, are a serious cause for alarm. Whenever a woman... Read more
12 September 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day for South-South Cooperation   In the past 40 years, our world has transformed. Many developing countries in the Global... Read more
19 August 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been more harrowing. Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records,... Read more

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