Re-Weaving Education to Meet the Demands of the 21st Century: AFIDEP at 3rd International Conference on Education

The Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies at the Kenyatta University, in Kenya, is hosting the 3rd International Conference with the theme ‘Re-Weaving Education to Meet the Demands of the 21st Century’, from 19-21 September 2018. Attending the conference as a keynote speaker at the conference opening on 19 September 2018 is

A meeting of the minds: AFIDEP joining global evidence champions on strengthening evidence-informed policymaking

From 29 August to 31 August 2018, AFIDEP’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliya Zulu, will join a small group of global leaders championing the use of evidence in policymaking at Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center in Lake Cuomo, Italy. During the four-day meeting, participants will work intensively and collaboratively to create a better understanding of the

What can African governments do to improve policy implementation?

The workshop – Using Evidence to Improve Policy Implementation – kicked off successfully yesterday morning in Nairobi, with government teams from 9 countries represented including Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Chile, Mexico, South Africa and Uganda. Modelled as a ‘peer-learning workshop for government policymakers’, the event began with a conversation on the art, science,

Reproductive Health in the East African Region: AFIDEP presenting findings on East Africa’s youth population at Kigali forum

Between 17 – 18 July 2018, the 8th East African Reproductive Health Network (EARHN) coordination meeting will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, bringing together participants from Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan. The meeting will draw technical personnel from units responsible for reproductive health in Ministries of Health, ministries or departments for

Family planning is a human right: AFIDEP joins population and development stakeholders in 2018 World Population Day celebrations

On 13 May 1968, the United Nations United Nations International Conference on Human Rights resolved in the Proclamation of Teheran: “Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children.” This year, various stakeholders in population and development are commemorating this shift in the value herebest bunk bed with stairs