World population to hit 7 billion in October‎

Challenges, Opportunities and Action in a World of 7 Billion

In October, the 7 billionth baby will be born, making the world population, 7 billion.

In conjunction with World Population Day Monday July 11, the United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA and its global partners are launching the 7 Billion Actions" campaign.

The aim is to come up with programs to take on the challenges of 7 billion people, especially in developing countries, which account for 97 percent of global population growth.

Julie Walker spoke with Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the UN Population Fund.

Duration 4"

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