News on Demographic dividend

20 Septiembre 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/BAGRE, Burkina Faso – Presidents, ministers, and United Nations and World Bank officials met yesterday at UN Headquarters in New York to strengthen their commitments for the young people of... Leer más
19 Septiembre 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Global leaders broke new ground today with a historic agreement that “rallies all partners around collective commitments to protect the human rights of all refugees and migrants,” said United... Leer más
15 Junio 2016
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SHINYANGA, United Republic of Tanzania – Unlike 95 per cent of girls her age in Tanzania’s Shinyanga region, at 17, Rahuba Kenedy was enrolled in secondary school – and excelling academically. Then, she met a charming... Leer más
12 Abril 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/Shan State, Myanmar – “When people are not counted, they are excluded,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, yesterday during the opening session of the 49th Commission on Population and... Leer más
10 Marzo 2016
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NIAMEY, Niger – When Fati was 12-years old, her father removed her from school in Niamey and sent her to Nigeria to marry a 40-year-old man. A year later, she was hospitalized with injuries inflicted by her new husband... Leer más
13 Abril 2015
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NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – Líderes de todo el mundo iniciaron hoy el 48.º período de sesiones de la Comisión de Población y Desarrollo, en el que harán un balance del desarrollo mundial y el bienestar de sus pueblos... Leer más
9 Diciembre 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/AMMAN, Jordan – The United Nations Security Council today adopted a resolution calling on countries to engage young people in building peace and countering violent extremism. “Youth account for... Leer más
30 Septiembre 2015
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AFRICAN UNION CONFERENCE HALL, New York/LILONGWE, Malawi – At 15 years old, Luwiza Lewis, in Malawi, became pregnant and dropped out of school. Stories like hers are tragically common in much of Africa. Young people too... Leer más
26 Septiembre 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/DAKAR, Senegal – Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced in the Lake Chad Basin region, the result of a relentless and ongoing campaign of violence by Boko Haram insurgents.... Leer más
8 Junio 2015
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Mangochi, Malawi – In 2010, when Sophie was just 13 years old, her elder sister suddenly and tragically died. Sophie’s world was shattered: She was forced to drop out of school and return home to care for her six... Leer más

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