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.

A webcast of the event is available online.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health produced a statement to accompany this event.  “Realizing the Demographic Dividend: The Science in Service to the Sahel” was signed by 43 scientists and members of the national and international research community.

Read “Realizing the Demographic Dividend: The Science in Service to the Sahel” and add your signature of support here.