High-level Dialogue on Strengthening Partnership to Accelerate Africa's Demographic Dividend

No. of pages: 8

Publication date: October 2016

Author: UNFPA WCARO

Publisher: UNFPA

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Hosted by the President of Burkina Faso and co-organised by UNFPA and the World Bank during the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, this high-level dialogue will showcased the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend initiative. It helped reinforce political commitment and stakeholder support to #PutYoungPeopleFirst ahead of the 2017 Summits of the African Union Heads of States and Government, which will focus on the theme of “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through investments in Youth”.