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Natalia Kanem of Panama to head UN population agency

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Dr. Natalia Kanem of Panama to head the U.N. population agency.

Kanem has been serving as acting executive director of the U.N. Population Fund since the sudden death in June of UNFPA chief Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin of Nigeria. She had been deputy executive director since July 2016.

Source: Associated Press