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12 November 2019 - 14 November 2019

Nairobi, Kenya

UNFPA to co-convene Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: Accelerating the promise

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. At that conference, 179 governments adopted a Programme of Action, recognizing that reproductive health, women's empowerment and gender equality are the pathway to sustainable development. 

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11 July 2019 - 11 July 2019

Global

World Population Day

In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues.

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20 June 2019 - 20 June 2019

United Nations Headquarters, New York

United Nations Population Award Ceremony

The United Nations Population Award, which every year honours an individual and/or institution for outstanding contributions to population and reproductive health questions, will be presented to the 2019 laureates on 20 June at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 

This year's winners are the National Peace Hut Women of Liberia, in the institutional category, and Mamadou Tangara, in the individual category. 

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