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Harnessing the Sahel Demographic Dividend (UNFPA)
22 Sep 2014 -  A high-level conversation on realizing the demographic dividend in the Sahel - Side event of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Countries in the Sahel need international partnership to transition from high to low rates of mortality and fertility and reap a demographic dividend. This meeting brings together Heads of State from the Sahel, leaders of global institutions, and stakeholders to report on commitments and progress since the November 2013 ‘Niamey Call to Action’ to advance women’s reproductive health and girls’ education and to end harmful practices.