Monthly Archives: April 2017

Malawi First Lady launches Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Development

The 27th of April 2017 was distinguished by a landmark event in the Malawi Parliament – the launch of the Caucus on Population and Development. The Caucus seeks to promote advocacy and legislative reforms aimed at tackling Malawi’s population and development challenges. The day-long event was attended by over 100 members of the Malawi Parliament. Other

AFIDEP’s Annual Board Meeting to take place in Malawi this week

The annual meeting of the AFIDEP Board of Directors will take place in Lilongwe, Malawi this week April 27 to 29, 2017. The meeting convenes AFIDEP’s Board of Directors to review the Institute’s strategy and its delivery, and provide advice and guidance on how the Institute can be more responsive and impactful in contributing

Malawi Parliament to launch Caucus on Population and Development

On Thursday April 27, 2017, the Malawi parliament will launch a parliamentary caucus on Population and Development. The caucus, a voluntary and non-political undertaking by Members of Parliament, will contribute to addressing the country’s population and development challenges through advocacy and legislation. The launch of the Caucus will take place at the Parliament Building

Population and development stakeholders in Africa and China commit to driving the demographic dividend agenda forward

 The recently concluded Africa-China Conference on Population and Development has set the stage for more engagements on how Africa can harness the demographic dividend and achieve sustainable development. The conference held in Nairobi on 18th and 19th April 2017, was a learning and knowledge-sharing opportunity for different stakeholders to share their experiences and efforts

Kenya hosts Africa-China Conference on Population and Development

Kenya’s National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) is hosting the first ever Africa-China conference on Population and Development whose theme is Harnessing the demographic dividend in Africa. The conference, which is hosted in collaboration with the China Population and Development Research Centre and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is taking place from