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6 June 2017

UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS— 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 was 68 years old. “This is a devastating loss for UNFPA and for the people, especially women, girls and youth, he dedicated his life

4 May 2017

Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017

18 April 2017

UNFPA hosts first Africa-China Conference on Population and Development

The Governments of Kenya and China in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are hosting the first ever Africa-China conference on Population and Development  to discuss the benefits of population management in Africa and China.   The conference, whose theme is Harnessing the demographic dividend in Africa

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