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2015-04-08 23:02:49

Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, a former Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), an African non-governmental organization,

2010-12-23 00:00:55

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today welcomed a decision by the United Nations General Assembly to extend the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) beyond 2014.

2010-11-20 00:00:51

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today welcomed the United Nations Secretary-General's announcement naming Dr.

2010-10-21 00:00:45

New UNFPA Report Links Peace, Security and Development to Women’s Rights and Empowerment When women have access to the same rights and opportunities as men, they are more resilient to conflict and disaster and can lead reconstruction and renewal efforts in their societies, according to The State of World Population 2010, published today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. London (Vocus) October 20, 2010 When women have access to the same rights and opportunities as men,...

2010-09-20 19:55:00

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya Ahmed Obaid today called on world leaders to increase funding for reproductive health, including family planning, and place women's health at the centre of their national plans.

2010-06-07 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and CARE International announced today at the Women Deliver Conference an agreement to enhance collaboration on maternal health programs in more than 25 countries.

2010-04-12 15:11:00

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The global financial crisis should not be allowed to prevent further investments in health and human well-being, said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

2010-01-14 12:19:00

UNITED NATIONS, New York, Jan.

2009-12-09 08:09:00

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) will present Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with the Louis B.

2009-12-03 06:00:00

Targeted Investments Can Also Radically Reduce Unintended Pregnancies and Unsafe Abortion and Lower Poverty Levels NEW YORK, Dec.


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