Africa-EU Summit 2017

Ian MatthewsEvent

Investing in the youth for a sustainable future The fifth African Union – European Union (AU-EU) summit will take place on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. 2017 is a defining year for EU-Africa relations, as it has been ten years since the adoption of the joint Africa-EU Strategy. The AU-EU summit will be a key moment and opportunity to strengthen political and economic ties between the … Read More

Ian MatthewsAfrica-EU Summit 2017

6th EU-Africa Business Summit

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The 6th EU‐Africa Business Forum (EABF) is aimed at increasing investments with development impact in Africa. With its overarching theme being “investing in job creation for youth”, the Business Forum will look at the challenges and opportunities for investment in Africa along four strategic priorities of the EU-Africa cooperation, such as renewable energy, agribusiness, infrastructure and the digital economy, and … Read More

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Insights: Reaching Children Earlier to Disrupt Gender Norms and Improve Health

Alyssa GovindanArticle, News

By Alyssa Govindan, Communications GENDER NORMS & HEALTH IMPLICATIONS While gender norms are being challenged in the West, in many other parts of the world they are becoming further engrained. Even at a young age, gender norms can dictate the activities boys and girls are allowed to participate in. Behaviors as simple as playing outside can be gendered, with boys … Read More

Alyssa GovindanInsights: Reaching Children Earlier to Disrupt Gender Norms and Improve Health

Events: GBCH President Addresses African Leaders at Forum

Alyssa GovindanNews

The following is a transcript of the keynote speech GBCHealth’s President, Nancy Wildfeir-Field, gave at the Rebranding Africa Forum on October 6, 2017. Excellencies, Ministers, Ambassadors and Distinguished guests.  Bonjour. I am genuinely honored to be here today to kick off this formidable event, amongst esteemed partners and friends. My name is Nancy Wildfeir-Field and I am the President of … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEvents: GBCH President Addresses African Leaders at Forum

Rebranding Africa Forum

Ian MatthewsEvent

In its efforts to accelerate the emergence of the African continent, the Rebranding Africa Forum this year will devote itself in exploring a better coordination between African demography, sometimes considered as its main asset, and at times as its major constraint and the financial systems, regularly accused of not playing adequately their role in the development of Africa. The demographic … Read More

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Side Event: Rebranding Africa Forum

Ian MatthewsEvent

In addition to UN General Assembly event, UNFPA, GBCHealth and AfriYAN will hold a special side event on October 5th in Brussels in the lead up to the Rebranding Africa Forum. The event will serve as a platform to discuss the role of youth in harnessing the demographic dividend. There will be two sessions: mobilizing media practitioners and a dialogue … Read More

Ian MatthewsSide Event: Rebranding Africa Forum