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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
12 August 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action... Read more
11 August 2020
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The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary at a time of great challenge, including the worst global health crisis in its history. Will it bring the world closer together? Or will it lead to... Read more
11 July 2020
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Beijing, 11 July 2020 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Distinguished guests,  Dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,    On behalf of the United Nations Population Fund, I would like to express my sincere... Read more
8 July 2020
Press Release
BEIJING, China, 8 July 2020 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund launched virtually today, the 2020 State of World Population (SWOP) report in Beijing, China.  UNFPA releases its flagship... Read more
10 May 2020
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Dr Natalia Kanem, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Mark Lowcock, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief... Read more
5 May 2020
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CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Beijing, 5 May 2020 Distinguished Mr. Chen Ziquan, President of China Maternal and Child Health Association,  Distinguished Mr. Yu Xiaoqian, Secretary-General of China Maternal... Read more
5 May 2020
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2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. 5 May is the International Day of the Midwife (IDM). The theme of this year’s IDM celebration set by the International Confederation of... Read more
5 May 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more
28 April 2020
Press Release
More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to... Read more

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