The Impact of COVID-19 on the Africa’s Prospects of Harnessing a Demographic Dividend (Webinar 4)
12 novembre 2020

Webinar Leads: Whynie Adams, Department of Social Development (DSD), South Africa and Angela Baschieri, UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO)

 Moderator: Adnene Ben Haj Aissa, Executive Director, Partners in Population and Development (PPD)


  • Reflections on webinar 3 – AFIDEP
  • One year on – reflections on ICPD+25 and COVID-19 –  Beatrice Mutali, UNFPA
  • The impact of COVID-19 on the Demographic Dividend pillars in Africa – Bernard Onyango, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
  • Reflections on the COVID-19 and the youth in Africa and lessons for the demographic dividend youth initiatives – Nicholas Ouma, African Union Commission (AUC)
  • What lessons can we learn from Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic – Jean François Kobiané, Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP)/Université Joseph Ki-Zerbo

Discussant: Ms Duduzile Simelane – Director, Social and Human Development, Southern African Development Community (SADC) 

Webinar four is part of a five-part webinar series on Demography and COVID-19 in Africa – Evidence and Policy Responses to Safeguard the Demographic Dividend

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