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30 October 2016
Statement
It is my great honor and pleasure to deliver this address at the Columbia-Fudan Global Summit on Aging & Health, representing UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, and to share with... Read more
24 October 2016
Press Release
As part of the United Nations Day celebration, the launch ceremony for youth online campaign UN China “Imagine 2030” was held today at the United Nations Compound in Beijing. Initiated by the UN... Read more
20 October 2016
Press Release
Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling and more likely to face forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other undermining practices. More than half of the world’s... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
“Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India.  Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to... Read more
1 October 2016
Statement
Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21st century – represents both a cause for celebration and a challenge. To ensure that everyone’s well-being is enhanced through this... Read more
7 September 2016
Statement
Distinguished Mr. Zhang Wenkang, President of the China Maternal and Child Health Association, Ms. Frances Day-Stirk, President of the International Confederation of Midwives, Dr. Zhan Qimin,... Read more
5 May 2016
Statement
On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, salutes the contribution of midwives to saving the lives of women, adolescent girls and newborns, sometimes under... Read more
12 April 2016
News
The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, is in China this week together with a joint UN delegation to highlight the critical role young people play in achieving the 2030 Agenda... Read more
18 March 2016
Press Release
BEIJING, 18 March 2016 – A new phase has been agreed for South-South Cooperation on Population and Development, aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and underpinned by the... Read more
4 March 2016
Statement
Beijing – 4th March 2016 -   The UN System in China welcomed the entering into force of the  Family Violence Law on March 1, marking a significant step in preventing and protecting victims of family... Read more

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