Published on: 09/07/2019

The maiden visit of UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem to Niamey will remain historic. She was availed a rare opportunity to address the African Leaders, on the eve of the official launch of the African Continental Free Trade Zone at an Extraordinary Summit.

 Dr. Natalia praised the African leaders for the visionary stewardship in upholding reproductive rights and services.

Attending the state dinner were over 1,000 guests, including over 15 Heads of State and Governments, First Ladies, Ministers, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Technical and Financial Partners as well as Regional Economic Communities. The entire leadership of the African Union Commission, Organs and Agencies