Population

Population

3 October 2017
SG/A/1763*-BIO/5035*-POP/1069*

Following consultations with the Executive Board of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Natalia Kanem of Panama as the Fund’s new Executive Director.

11 July 2017
DSG/SM/1075-POP/1068

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the “She Decides for Family Planning” event, in London today:

11 July 2017
DSG/SM/1074-POP/1067

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Family Planning Summit opening plenary on global leadership, in London today:

10 July 2017
DSG/SM/1072-POP/1065

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Lake Chad Basin and Sahel at the Family Planning Summit, in London today:

10 July 2017
DSG/SM/1073-POP/1066

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the inaugural Professor Babatunde Osotimehin Lecture, in London today:

22 June 2017
DSG/SM/1065-POP/1064

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Population Award Ceremony, in New York today:

16 June 2017
DSG/SM/1064-POP/1063

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s closing remarks at the memorial for Babatunde Osotimehin, the late Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in New York today:

16 June 2017
SG/SM/18576-POP/1062

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the memorial service for Babatunde Osotimehin, the former Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in New York today:

5 June 2017
SG/SM/18552-POP/1061

The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:

7 April 2017
POP/1060

Concluding its fiftieth session today, the Commission on Population and Development failed to reach consensus on its outcome document, while approving three draft decisions, including one determining the themes for upcoming sessions.

6 April 2017
POP/1059

Countries must understand and sufficiently address the inextricable link between sexual and reproductive health and socioeconomic advancement, speakers said today, as the Commission on Population and Development concluded its general debate.

5 April 2017
POP/1058

Speakers addressed the challenges of coping with refugee and migration flows and their impact on a country’s demographic makeup, as the Commission on Population and Development continued its annual session today.

4 April 2017
SG/SM/18483-POP/1057

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

4 April 2017
POP/1056

Timely investment could turn the challenge of dealing with an ageing population in developed countries and a youth surge in Africa into unprecedented opportunity for growth, the Commission on Population and Development heard today as it continued its annual session.

3 April 2017
SG/SM/18482-POP/1055

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, delivered by Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet, at the opening of the fiftieth session of the Commission on Population and Development, in New York today:

3 April 2017
POP/1054

The world had witnessed nothing short of a demographic revolution since 1947, bringing with it both challenges and opportunities for sustainable development, speakers said today, as the Commission on Population and Development opened its fiftieth session.

28 July 2016
SG/A/1674-BIO/4866-POP/1053

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Natalia Kanem of Panama as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).  She succeeds Kate Gilmore of Australia, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her dedicated service and commitment to the Organization.

15 April 2016
POP/1051

After several days of intense negotiations, the Commission on Population and Development adopted two draft resolutions on strengthening the demographic evidence base and on the proposed theme for 2017, closing its forty-ninth session today.

14 April 2016
POP/1050

The Commission on Population and Development adopted today a draft decision that would guide its future efforts through the post-2015 era, as the body continued a general debate on agenda items that included strengthening the demographic evidence base for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and streamlining its working methods.

13 April 2016
POP/1049

Bold steps were needed to build capacities, introduce innovative technologies and reconfigure national statistics systems so developing countries could shape the policies required to trigger sustainable development gains, stressed speakers as the Commission on Population and Development continued its forty-ninth session today.