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8 June 2017

UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He...

11 October 2016

Invest in adolescent girls as powerful agents for change

The Executive Director of Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), Ms Cecilia Senoo, has called on the public to collectively work together to ensure investment in the health and education of young people, particularly, adolescent girls. She highlighted that they will be powerful agents of change if we invest in them.   She

12 August 2016

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi, UNFPA Representative at the 2016 International Youth Day

All over the world, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, joins governments and other partners to celebrate International Youth Day by reaffirming and recognizing the central role of young people in promoting the...

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