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31 January 2018
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UNFPA at the African Union Heads of States Summit

The 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly was convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 28 and 29 2018. Dr. Natalia Kanem,... Read more

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more

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

Mr. Mabingue Ngom called on the continent to work together in completely ending preventable maternal deaths that are driven by a number of issues,... 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

About 1 in 5 girls who have been subjected to FGM had the procedure performed by a trained medical professional. In some countries, this number is as... 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 “... 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... Read more

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