News on Demographic dividend

9 July 2014
News
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Young people hold the keys to the future; unlocking their potential will lead to a better world for everyone. These facts are supported by mounting evidence from Sri Lanka, where UNFPA has worked... Read more
11 March 2014
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women opened in New York, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the World Bank Group convened a high-level side event to focus... Read more
15 April 2014
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The growing number of young people in Africa could offer enormous potential gains to the continent, but only if their needs are met and their rights are fulfilled. This was the central message... Read more
7 November 2013
In the News
NIAMEY, Niger — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim pledged today to support an initiative to improve women’s reproductive health and girls’ education in Africa’s Sahel region, and... Read more
12 November 2013
News
 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – One of the largest gatherings in the area of sexual and reproductive health, the third International Conference on Family Planning opened today in Addis Ababa, calling attention to the wide-... Read more
26 July 2011
News
Tweet UNITED NATIONS, New York—A pioneering initiative in Brazil is showing that the country’s youth bulge is an economic force that could expand production and opportunities as well as promote the elimination of... Read more
11 May 2011
News
ISTANBUL—Unmet need for family planning should be addressed as an urgent development priority to keep women healthy, as economic growth can only be achieved through a healthy population, according to Ritva Koukku-Ronden... Read more

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