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The UN mourns Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

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Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), passed away suddenly during the evening of 4 June in his home in West Harrison, New York. The 68 year-old Nigerian was a physician and global leader of public health, and the empowerment of women and young people, with a strong focus on promoting human rights in population and development.