September 22, 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 the World Bank Group and UNFPA. 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. Add your signature of support here.