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11 October 2018

The International Day of the Girl

The International Day of the Girl - A Skilled GirlForce is a force for change! Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem - Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund We believe in the power of girls to change this world for the better.  Let’s give them the chance. Too many girls face roadblocks on their journey to

1 October 2018

International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons- Celebrate our older rights champions!Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem - Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund One in nine persons today is aged 60 or older. This is projected to increase to one in five by 2050. Older people are often seen as burdens who no longer

12 August 2018

International Youth Day 2018

International Youth Day 2018 - Let’s put young people at the centreStatement by Dr. Natalia Kanem - Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting peace. Therefore, young people

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