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    Africa Dialogue Series 2018

    Theme: A Stronger UN-AU Partnership for Peace, Security and Development in Africa

    The Africa Dialogue Series (ADS 2018), which replaces the “Africa Week” held in previous years, will provide a platform to explore and promote critical debates operationalizing the peace, security, human rights, humanitarian and development nexus in Africa. In this context, the Series is structured to be highly interactive and inclusive of a wide range of participants, including Member States, high-level representatives of African regional and subregional organizations, and the United Nations system, as well as the private sector, civil society, academia, think tanks, the Diaspora and other key stakeholders. Click here for more information on the ADS 2018

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Africa in Transformation

  • Agenda 2063, The Future We Want for AfricaAgenda 2063 is a vision for Africa by Africans for "an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena."
  • Africa is home to 20 % of the world youth, and 75 % of the population on the continent is under the age of 35. Africa’s youth presents immense opportunities for the continent.
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    The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) will be held on 27 & 28 August 2016 in Nairobi. Learn more about OSAA at TICAD-VI.
  • Sustainable Development GoalsThe UN General Assembly reaffirmed its support to Africa in the new 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.