Congressional Black Caucus

UN Official Makes Case for Sustainable Advancements for Infrastructure and Women

A top UN official appeared last week at the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, where he discussed the challenges faced in ensuring that infrastructure keeps up with economic advancements in a way that is sustainable for the future.

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund, held a panel discussion called “Health Investments for Africa’s Future.”

Throughout the caucus, he also discussed the broader issues faced by his agency in empowering young women in communities throughout the world.

Host Jamila Bey spoke with Osotimehin about women’s issues and more: