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20 October 2020
Statement
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
Statement
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
Statement
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
Statement
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
11 August 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020    As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people... Read more
30 July 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem World Day Against Trafficking in Persons  Every year, tens of thousands of people are trafficked across and within national borders. While men... Read more
11 July 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day 11 July 2020 Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his... Read more
30 June 2020
Press Release
Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report 30 June 2020, NEW YORK--Every year,... Read more
19 June 2020
News
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective security... Read more

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