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Kunle Adeniyi

Mr. Kunle Adeniyi is the UNFPA Representative in The Gambia.  In this position, he oversees the lifesaving work of the organization in providing access to quality sexual and reproductive health services to women and young people.  He previously served as Chief of Operations and Head of the Country office. He brings nearly two decades’ experience in sexual and reproductive health and rights, human rights, law, public health, public policy, and strategic leadership to the position.

Prior to joining UNFPA, Kunle’s foray into development started as a Senior Programme Officer (Advocacy and Communication) for Nigeria’s National Agency for the Control of HIV & AIDS (NACA). He also served as Special Assistant and Head of Project Implementation Secretariat to the Nigerian Minister of Health before returning to the NACA as the Head of Legal, Human Rights, and Government Relations. He was a Technical Lead for both the HPDP II World Bank Credit Programme and the Global Fund Round HIV Grants in Nigeria.

An Alumnus of John Hopkins Centre for Communication Programs Baltimore, Maryland USA, he holds an MBA, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree and a Barrister at Law (BL) diploma.

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