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April 18, 2016 – An article titled “The risk of misrepresenting the demographic dividend” featured in the N-IUSSP magazine . This article describes why countries should take the advantage of the population age structure changes  in a timely and strategic manner.

15-22 February 2016 – Population Reference Bureau (PRB), in partnership with Centre de Recherche en Economie et Finances Appliquées de Thiès (CREFAT), held a week long policy communications workshop for researchers and civil servants in Saly Senegal. This workshop was specific to the demographic dividend and was intended to train participants on how to effectively…

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April 21, 2016 – The Counting Women’s Work project hosted a Google Hangout titled “What do we learn by Counting Women’s Work?” that examined how combining the value of unpaid care and housework with traditional economic statistics affects the analysis and design of economic and family policy.

2 November 2015 –  The “Sahel Women Empowerment and Demographic Dividend” Project was officially launched on 2 November 2015, under the patronage of His Excellency, Mr. Brigi Rafini, Prime Minister of the Republic of Niger at the Palais des Congrès in Niamey. The Sahel Women Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project is a partnership and joint response…

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30 April 2015  – The Population Association of America’s 2015 Annual Meeting was held in San Diego April 30 to May 2. A session titled “Demographic Dividend: Population Structure and Development” that included presentation of research papers on a variety of topics related to the dividend.

6 March 2015 – The World Bank Group held an online dialogue on the demographic dividend from February 23 to March 6, 2015. The dialogue addressed how demographic changes can have positive impacts on health and nutrition outcomes. The panel participating in the dialogue included: Ruth Levine (Hewlett Foundation); Ariel Pablos-Mendez and Ellen Starbird (USAID); Shawn Baker (Bill and…

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22 Sept 2014 – During the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, a high-level side event took place on “Realizing the Demographic Dividend in the Sahel”.  This event was organized by World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Fund.