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Demographic Dividend Roadmap for Africa: Moving from Commitment to Action
21 Sep 2017 -  Objectives: To engage participants on the key policies, programmes, and investments required, including concrete actions to be undertaken by African governments, development partners, private sector and other stakeholders respectively to support implementation of the roadmaps. As part of the outcome, it is expected that the AUC working with the AU leadership and designated institutions will report to future summits on the actions taken in response to the commitments made at the event.
It is expected that the interaction will contribute to, among others, the efforts of countries to achieve quality universal health care and well-being, access to family planning, reforms in education and skills development, and decent employment, entrepreneurship and apprenticeships for young people, which are crucial for realizing the Demographic Dividend.
The High Level Event will be chaired by H.E. Professor Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea, current Chair of the African Union. Speakers will include H.E. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, and Dr. Natalia Kanem, Acting Deputy Executive Director of the United Populations Fund.
Organized by the Government of the Republic of Guinea, in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).