Report of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem's Visit to The Gambia

No. of pages: 16

Publication date: August 2019

Author: UNFPA The Gambia

This report summarises highlights of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem's visit to The Gambia from the 8 to 10 August 2019. Her visit is part of efforts to mobilise governments' commitments to the ICPD agenda, as we head to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD+25 in November 2019. Dr. Kanem began her engagements in the country with a Youth Bantaba with Gambian Young People dubbed "Road to Nairobi Temperature Check with Dr Natlai Kanem" and this was followed by a UNFPA@50 Partnership Celebration Dinner, hosted by the government of The Gambia. Some major highlights of her visit also include her courtesy visit to H.E. the President of The Gambia Mr. Adama barrow, and the meeting with the National Population Council.