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26 March 2013
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Sachs, Bongaarts underscored the importance of population and family planning for sustainable development

  At the UNFPA Indonesia-sponsored Expert Group Meeting on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Bali, March 2013, two noted international experts, UN Secretary-General’s... Read more

25 March 2013
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Press Release: Expert Group Meeting on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

PRESS RELEASE—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BALI, Indonesia, 25 March 2013: For sustainable development that is equitable and respects human rights, the Post-2015 Development Agenda should take into... Read more

14 March 2013
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UNFPA Youth Advocate calls for future development agenda to engage young people

Jakarta, 20 February 2013 — Young people need to be seen as collaborative development partners in the future, UNFPA Youth Advocate Angga Dwi Martha said during the National Consultation on the... Read more

8 March 2013
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UN Principals Joint Statement on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

We, the undersigned Heads of United Nations organisations, are deeply concerned that violence against women and girls continues to be one of the most pervasive manifestations of discrimination... Read more

1 March 2013
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Statement on the Occasion of International Women's Day, 8 March 2013

Statement on the Occasion of International Women's Day, 8 March 2013   Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director     On the occasion of... Read more

13 February 2013
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Agencies agree to share data for disaster management: UNFPA facilitates agreement between BPS and BNPB

    Representatives of UNFPA, BNPB and BPS speak at a national seminar titled “Optimizing Population and Secondary Data for Disaster Management”, June 2012 Jakarta, 5 February... Read more

13 February 2013
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Miss Universe talks HIV prevention in UNFPA youth dialogue

When Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo turned up to talk HIV prevention with youth at Pacific Place last Saturday, she might have expected to hear crickets chirping. Instead, Culpo was surprised by... Read more

6 February 2013
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Fewer Girls Threatened by Female Genital Mutilation: UNFPA and UNICEF call for accelerated efforts as the practice begins to decline

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 6 February 2013—Fewer girls are subjected to the life-threatening practice of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) according to new data from the United Nations,... Read more

5 February 2013
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UNFPA assists during Jakarta's January floods

Flood waters ravaged thousands of homes, buildings, and roads in Jakarta for days beginning Wednesday, 16 January 2013, leaving 26 dead after torrential rains caused a number of dykes to collapse... Read more

2 February 2013
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Miss Universe joins UNFPA youth dialogue on preventing HIV and empowering young people

Jakarta, 2 February 2013 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in collaboration with UNAIDS and the National AIDS Commission, held a youth dialogue featuring Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo... Read more

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