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6 June 2017
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It is with great emotion that I announce that our Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA executive director since 2010, Professor, as we called him, passed away suddenly at his home last... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
Dr Babatunde Osotimehin: 1949 - 2017
UNITED NATIONS — With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was... Read more
5 June 2017
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UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, with a Syrian teenage girl with special needs at the Nizip Camp in Turkey. Photo: UNFPA/Nezih Tavlas
United Nations, New York -- Secretary-General António Guterres and other senior United Nations officials have paid tribute to Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (... Read more
29 May 2017
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Visit to Positive Club in Shahriar
On 27 May 2017, Dr. Leila Joudane, UNFPA Representative, Dr. Fardad Doroudi, UNAIDS Country Director, along with H.E Mr. Ian Biggs, Ambassador and Mr. William Lodder, Second Secretary of the Embassy... Read more
24 May 2017
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24 May, 2017- UNFPA Iran organized the first workshop on“Demographic Windows of Opportunity and Possibility of Harnessing, the Demographic Dividend in Iran” in collaboration with the Ministry of... Read more
4 May 2017
Statement
Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017 UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
25 April 2017
Press Release
PRESS RELEASE25 April 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York - UNFPA has won the Webby Award and the Webby People's Voice Award in the category of Best Use of Photography for the web feature, "16 Girls, 16... Read more
24 April 2017
The 8th International Congress on Health in Disaster and Emergencies
The 8th International Congress on Health in Disaster and Emergencies started on 22 April with focus on “Understanding Disasters Risks” as the first priority of the Sendai framework. The congress was... Read more
20 April 2017
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20th April, 2017- Today we celebrated Dr. Leila Joudane, UNFPA Iran’s Representative’s ten years of service with the UNFPA.  Dr. Joudane said that she is very happy to work with the Iran Office with... Read more
20 October 2016
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The United Nations Population Fund’s flagship State of World Population 2016 – titled ‘10: How our future depends on a girl at this decisive age’– shows that our collective future will be shaped by... Read more

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