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22 December 2021
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Opening Remarks by Ms. Justine Coulson, UNFPA China Representative at the Workshop on Essential Services for Women and Girls subject to Violence on behalf of UNFPA and UN Women in China

Beijing, China Dear friends and colleagues, Good morning!  I’d like to start by acknowledging the presence of Ms. Guo Ye, the Deputy Director General of the Office of National Working Committee on... Read more

3 December 2021
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Cai Cong: An advocate to empower women and young people with disabilities

BEIJING, China – Going to school, finding a job, getting married and having a child, 35-year-old Cai Cong is living a life similar to many of his peers in China. Being visually impaired but... Read more

2 December 2021
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UNFPA China new Representative presents credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Justine Coulson, the new Resident Representative of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in China, presented her credentials to the Deputy Director-General of the Department of International... Read more

1 December 2021
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Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2021 As the world endures a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the fifth... Read more

25 November 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women

Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls. What could possibly happen, at home or in school or in... Read more

30 September 2021
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Asia-Pacific is the world’s most rapidly ageing region, but are we ready?

International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2021 Opinion Editorial by UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Director Björn Andersson   Imagine it is the year 2050. In Asia-Pacific, one in four people will... Read more

19 August 2021
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The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis for women and girls in particular

By Björn Andersson, Asia-Pacific Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) As we mark World Humanitarian Day, we need to take urgent action to engage in climate adaptation, build... Read more

11 July 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem World Population Day   For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended... Read more

11 July 2021
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The solution to shifting fertility rates lies in prioritizing the reproductive rights of all people

BEIJING, 11 July 2021 – On the occasion of World Population Day, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in China and Peking University Institute of Population Research launched the Chinese... Read more

11 July 2021
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Remarks by Peng Jiong, Officer in Charge of UNFPA China at the national event in commemoration of 2021 World Population Day

Distinguished Mr. Li Bin, Vice Minister of National Health Commission, Ms. Zong Ming, Vice Mayor of Shanghai Municipal Government,  Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of the United... Read more

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