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10 October 2018
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One-day training on “Age-Friendly City, Participation and Social Protection”

Today, one-day training on “Age-Friendly City, Participation and Social Protection” is conducting by the Elderly Council of the Province of Isfahan affiliated to the State Welfare Organization. Dr.... Read more

10 October 2018
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Message of Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA on World Mental Health Day 10 October 2018

Today on World Mental Health Day, UNFPA calls for strengthened action to provide services for the mental health of young people.  A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the... Read more

2 October 2018
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International Day of Older persons, 2018

On the occasion of the International Day of Older persons, UNFPA Iran Country Office participated in a ceremony organized by the State Welfare Organization (SWO) and the Ministry of Cooperatives,... Read more

1 October 2018
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Older Persons

One in nine persons today is aged 60 or older. This is projected to increase to one in five by 2050.   Older people are often seen as burdens who no longer contribute to the economy, but nothing... Read more

19 August 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2018

Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching a refugee camp or other places where humanitarian services are available does not... Read more

19 August 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the passing of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan

I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Kofi Annan, who throughout his exemplary career worked tirelessly for a more just and peaceful world, based on our shared humanity and fundamental values... Read more

12 August 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018

We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting peace. Therefore, young people belong at the centre of our collective... Read more

12 August 2018
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Joint event of UNFPA, UNESCO and UNICEF on the occasion of International Youth Day 2018

On 12 August, UNFPA, UNESCO and UNICEF in a joint event with Ministry of Sport and Youth, Iranian National Commission of UNESCO and Embassy of South Korea celebrated the International Youth Day. At... Read more

5 August 2018
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Launching ceremony of Farzanegan Foundation Portal, the joint UNFPA and State Welfare Organization initiative for older people

On 5 August, Farzanegan Foundation Portal, the joint initiative of UNFPA and State Welfare Organization was officially launched.  Dr. Salmannejad, Head of Secretariat of National Council of Older... Read more

18 July 2018
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Message of Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the 100th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s Birth

 “You can start changing our world for the better daily, no matter how small the action.”  — President Nelson Mandela Today, on Nelson Mandela International Day, I hope that his legacy of equality... Read more

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