Sharon Capeling-Alakija

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Canadian-born U.N. official who headed the U.N. Volunteers program since 1998 after serving as director for the U.N. Development Fund for Women for five years, and who was known for her humanitarian work in Africa for many years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: May 6, 1944

 

Died: November 4, 2003

 

Location: Bonn, Germany