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WORLD POPULATION DAY: VULNERABLE POPULATIONS IN EMERGENCIES

11 July 2015

Voskopojë, 11 July 2015: on the occasion of the World Population Day, focused on the theme "Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies", UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Albania, joined the summer school of the Academy for Minority Rights in Voskopojë.

The event was attended by the Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, Mr. Bledi Klosi, the UNFPA Country Director for Albania, Mr. Ian McFarlane, activists of human rights, the #eecayouthvoice partners network, etc.

One of the priorities of UNFPA is to empower and safeguard the well-being of women, adolescent girls, and young people and address their specific needs and concerns. We work closely with governments, the United Nations system, local partners and others on disaster preparedness to ensure that reproductive health is integrated into emergency responses.

By prioritizing health, rights and the full participation of women, adolescent girls and young people in public life, we increase our prospects for a more just, stable and peaceful world.

Read the full statement of the Executive Director of UNFPA, Dr. Babatunde Ostimehin here.