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6 June 2017

High-level Meeting on the SWEDD Initiative Organized by UNFPA WCARO and the World Bank

Despite the significant progress made in raising economic growth rates, improving maternal health, decreasing infant mortality and increasing school... Read more

5 June 2017

The 29th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly

During their general assembly from the 3-4 July in Addis Ababa-Ethiopia, Heads of State and Government (HoSG) had taken decisions that will influence... Read more

20 May 2017

African Youth Forum Dialogues on the AU theme on Demographic Dividend

On May 19, 2017, the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union to the United Nations held an African Youth Forum to commemorate the AU’s 2017... Read more

19 May 2017

African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

UNFPA Liaison Office to the AU and ECA coordinated UNFPA’s participation in the 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development that was held... Read more

24 April 2017

Launching of the Demographic Dividend theme in Guinea and Sierra Leone

Guinea and Sierra Leone launched the AU theme of the year on “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth” at country level. The... Read more

20 April 2017

1st China-Africa Population Conference on Population and Development

UNFPA together with the China Population and Development Research Centre (CPDRC) and Kenya’s National Council for Population and Development(NCPD)... Read more

19 April 2017

AU Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) Briefing on the Demographic Dividend theme

The Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union held a briefing on the demographic dividend theme for 2017 under the... Read more

8 April 2017

50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development

UNFPA Liaison Office to the AU and ECA Chief, Mr. Serge Bounda, participated in CPD50 and used the opportunity to hold various side meetings... Read more

25 March 2017

African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s First Scientific Symposium

This was the first symposium of the Africa CDC that marked the launch the 2017-2021 Africa CDC Strategic Plan, headed by Dr. John Nkengasong, of... Read more

24 March 2017

Second Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Health, Population, and Drug Control

The second AU Specialized Technical Committee on Health, Population and Drug Control (STC-HPDC2) was held at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa from... Read more