The annual session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board kicks off with the UNFPA segment chaired by Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan
Attended by the UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, who delivered opening remarks on behalf of the Secretary-General, the session progressed with the annual report of the Executive Director of UNFPA, Dr. Babatunde Ositomehin.
A special guest speaker, the former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Mr. Jakaya Kikwete, gave the Rafael M. Salas Memorial Lecture on “The importance of investing in young people to achieve sustainable development and the demographic dividend."
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