DRTV broadcast on 25 August a one-hour exclusive interview by UNFPA Representative David Lawson with a focus on a World at 7 Billion people. This special TV show, led by two renowned journalists, covered a broad range of global and domestic-related issues, including population and economic growth, youth, women and girls, reproductive health, energy, transportation, climate change, environment, education, information technology and the implications of population growth for the world and the Republic of Congo. David Lawson concluded, "the world has managed to survive through infectious diseases, wars, nuclear threat and climate change to reach seven billion people. These threats are still in play...in order for humanity to continue to live in a better world, urgent and immediate measures must be taken now. In this regard, UNFPA salutes President Sassou Nguesso’s global, regional and domestic initiatives on ecosystem preservation."