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Today’s babies: ‘I wish them interesting lives’— Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

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In a interview with Emi Kolawole of the Washington Post, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the fourth Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) provides interesting insights on what the 8th billion child can expect when he or she is born.  

“I expect that we will be more interconnected,” he says, as the world will have “more vigor coming from young people.” He also mentioned the importance of social media, saying that we’ll “have a non-hierarchical information exchange system,” that would give us “a more transparent society.” 

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin finishes his interview wishing that all babies around the world today lead “interesting lives.”

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