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

2017 London Family Planning Summit: Taking stock of global family planning goals

The development community: policymakers, researchers, donors and advocates of family planning are convening in London on 11 July 2017 for the London Family Planning Summit. The Summit, whose predecessor was convened in 2012, is the midpoint of the 2020 goals on family planning. The forum is therefore an opportunity for stakeholders to take stock

The 2017 African Union Summit focus on youth development

The just concluded 29th African Union Summit took place from 27 June to 4 July 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the Heads of State and Government convening on 3-4 July 2017. The theme for this year’s Summit was Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in the youth. This panel discussion hosted on KTN News

AFIDEP participating at the 29th African Union Summit

The 29th African Union (AU) Summit is currently underway at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with several high level sessions taking place between 27 June and 4 July 2017. This year’s theme is Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth. AFIDEP is participating at the 4th African Union High Level herebest bunk bed with stairs