Tuesday, December 1 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   St. George Hall

Session 28:
Increasing Synergies among Relevant Stakeholders in DD Initiatives in ESA for Greater National Ownership and Effective Implementation of the Policy Options

Chair: Mady Biaye, UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO)

  1. Key findings and recommendations of the implementation of DD initiative at the regional levelEliya M. Zulu, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) ; Morne Oosthuizen, University of Cape Town

  2. Role and importance of inclusive partnerships at national and regional levels for the successful implementation of DD initiativeFlorence Mpabulungi Tagoola, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

  3. Country experience and lessons learnt in DD initiativeJosephine Kibaru-Mbae, Council for Population and Development, Kenya ; Burunde Hannington, Population Secretariat, Uganda

  4. Regional integration and DD initiative: role of the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in ensuring nationalMichael Rosalie, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) ; Samuel M. Njuru, East African Community (EAC), Tanzania

  5. The HarDDA Initative (Harnessing the Demographic Dividend of Africa): a campus based approach to disseminating information on the demographic dividend agenda of AfricaChineme Ozumba, Monash University

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