Launch of video on youth and the Demographic Dividend: What does the future hold?

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) recently participated in the launch of an advocacy video titled “We are Kenya’s future: Investing in young people for stronger growth and prosperity”. The launch, which took place on 19th September 2017 at the Heron Court Hotel, pulled together a combination of policymakers from health, education, agriculture,

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AFIDEP at the 3rd High Level Forum on Development Effectiveness in Malawi

On 20 September 2017, the Malawi Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development will host the 3rd High Level Forum on Development Effectiveness in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Forum, which brings together government, development partners, civil society, academia, and the private sector, shall be held at the Bingu International Conference Centre. The forum’s theme is

AFIDEP provides technical expertise at UNFPA regional demographic dividend workshop

Following the African Union Assembly Decision (Assembly/AU/Dec.601 (XXVI)) of January 2016 devoting the theme of the year 2017 to Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in Youth various development stakeholders including African governments have taken various steps to operationalise investments and frameworks stipulated in the roadmap in order to move the demographic dividend agenda

Youth Building Peace: Malawi Celebrates International Youth Day 2017

The United Nations General Assembly in 1999 designated the 12th of August as the International Youth Day to acknowledge the role that young people play in promoting human rights and development across the world. To commemorate this day, annual celebrations have been held over the years in different countries under varying themes. This year

Malawi MPs define an action plan to tackle population issues in the country

Over the last two days, 25-26 July 2017, AFIDEP, UNFPA and HP+ worked with Malawi Members of Parliament (MPs) belonging to the country’s Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Development to define an action plan, outlining activities that the MPs will undertake to tackle population and development issues in the country. The action plan outlines herebest bunk bed with stairs