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25 years of the ICPD: accelerating the promise”

11 July 2019

Message on World Population Day by the UN Secretary-General

U N I T E D   N A T I O N S   THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD POPULATION DAY 11 July 2019 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet.  On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated with demographic trends

11 July 2019

World Population Day, Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future. Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to become pregnant. That right was

31 May 2019

Ageing population presents new challenges to society's welfare

5 June 2019 by the Bangkok Post Elderly women are at risk of becoming sole breadwinners and living below the poverty line. Moreover, this group will most likely leave "a legacy of poverty", according to population and economic research agencies. Marcela Suazo, the country director for United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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Population and Development for a Sustainable Future in Thailand: 25 Years after the ICPD
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