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23 January 2018
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African Union Pre-Summits talk Gender Equality and the Fight Against Corruption

The 10th AU Gender Pre-Summit took place in Addis Ababa from 17-18 January 2018 with a theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A sustainable Path to Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in... Read more

18 December 2017
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UN Agencies Reflect on Draft African Union Gender Strategy 2018 - 2027

Gender equality is a fundamental human right and an integral part of economic growth, and social and sustainable development. Societies can attain full potential when they empower women and girls,... Read more

5 December 2017
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AfriYAN convenes General Assembly approves new strategic plan and appoints new leadership

The Africa Youth and Adolescent Network on Population and Development (AfriYAN) General Assembly was convened from 7 - 9 November 2017, with around 50 young people from 20 East and Southern Africa (... Read more

17 November 2017
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Announcement of New UNFPA Liaison Office Chief and Representative to the AU and the UNECA Mr Désiré Assogbavi

The  UNFPA Liaison Office to the AU and the UNECA is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Désiré Yetsowou Assogbavi as the new Chief of the UNFPA Liaison Office in Addis Ababa. Désiré, a... Read more

17 November 2017
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Estonia Discusses Demographic Dividend and Digital Job Creation for Young People with African Union and UN

In support of the 2017 African Union theme of the year “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth” and on the occasion of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European... Read more

15 November 2017
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UNFPA Commits to Support Gender and Development Initiative for Africa (GADIA)

In his capacity as the African Union Champion on Gender and Development issues, the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo-Danqua Akufo-Addo, extended an invitation to UNFPA and other... Read more

14 November 2017
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High Level Ministerial Meeting on Female Genital Mutilation at the margins of 2017 CARMMA Week Commemorations in Accra, Ghana

14th November 2017 – Accra, Ghana: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in close partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection... Read more

10 November 2017
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Conference on Public Private Partnerships for Health in Africa calls for Dialogue, Leadership and Accountability

The Africa Health Business Ltd in partnership with the Ministry of health of Senegal and the Africa Health Federation hold a conference on “Transforming PPPs for Health in Africa”. The event started... Read more

3 November 2017
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Youth Fellows of the AU-EU Youth Plug-In Initiative oriented on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Issues

The 4th AU-EU Youth Summit took place from 9 to 11 October 2017 in Abidjan.  The two main outcomes of the Summit were the Abidjan Youth Declaration which calls for action on six themes - business and... Read more

30 October 2017
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Moving Forward on Harnessing the Demographic Dividend in Africa - October 2017 Highlights

In October, across Africa and beyond, there was action on the implementation on the 2017 AU theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth”.  These are some of the highlights... Read more

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