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28 November 2017
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Uphold the Right to Health for All to End AIDS by 2030 Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for World AIDS Day 2017   One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million. In... Read more
25 November 2017
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Every year, the international organizations launch campaigns on ending gender-based violence during the time between the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) and Human Rights Day (10 December). This time period is known as the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence”
Commit to ending gender-based violence by 2030   Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2017  ... Read more
24 November 2017
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Discussion session with Donors & International Community  on the 2017 State of World Population Report
A technical briefing session was hosted for the donors and the international community on the 2017 State of World Population (SWOP) Report. The global launch of this United Nations Population Fund (... Read more
15 November 2017
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UNFPA & Welfare Organization Join Hands to Conduct National Survey of Older Persons
According to United Nations Population projection the proportion of older persons aged 60 years and above in Islamic Republic of Iran will reach to about 30 percent in 2050.  The government of Iran... Read more
14 November 2017
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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the earthquake in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq
The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the loss of life and damage following the earthquake that struck the border region of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq on Sunday... Read more
12 November 2017
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The launching ceremony of the UNFPA’s State of World Population Report 2017
The launching ceremony of the UNFPA’s State of World Population Report 2017 took place in the Faculty of Social Sciences of University of Tehran on 8 November in the presence of government officials... Read more
23 October 2017
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Policy Communication Training
UNFPA’s sixth Country programme (2017 – 2021) advocates for the availability of evidence-based population and reproductive health strategies and action plans allowing the country to benefit from its... Read more
11 October 2017
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EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crises Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life... Read more
1 October 2017
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Statement of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of Older Persons,  1 October 2017     A new narrative about the role of older persons is in the making—one that... Read more
17 August 2017
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Message of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem World Humanitarian Day 19 August 2017   Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth... Read more

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