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  • ADEAFriday, February 1, 2019 - 20:02 

    On December 3, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted with consensus the resolution 73/25 – co-authored by Nigeria and 58 other Member States – proclaiming January 24 as the International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.

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  • ADEAWednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:30 

    World Youth Skills Day represents an opportunity to renew the commitment to increase investment in youth empowerment. Offering vocational training to youth—particularly to girls and young women—provides them with the means to acquire work experience and find decent jobs to help improve their prospects.

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  • ADEAWednesday, February 13, 2019 - 23:47 

    What role African countries will play when emerging cutting-edge technologies will be mainstreamed? Will the technologies increase the divide or provide an unprecedented opportunity? These were two of the main key questions asked during the opening panel at the African Forum on Youth Skills and Enterprises in the Digital Age, which took place in Tunis last month.

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  • ADEAMonday, December 17, 2018 - 21:31 

    On August 12 is International Youth Day. The pressing need to transform the potential of Africa’s large youth population—its greatest asset—into a demographic dividend is the Africa Union’s theme of the year. It recognizes that investments made today in the health, empowerment, education and skills training of youth will determine Africa’s development trajectory of over the next 50 years, and help achieve the “Africa We Want.”

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  • ADEAMonday, December 17, 2018 - 20:55 

    Peace is the concept of harmony, lack of conflict and freedom from fear of violence. This concept can be found in several key documents adopted by the international community such as the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or the Agenda 2063 for the African continent.

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