Population and Development Information & Knowledge Service of the National Population Unit
Government Outcome: An efficient, effective and development-oriented public service, and an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship
DSD Outcome: Increased capacity to mainstream population issues into development plans and activities.
Population and Development Information & Knowledge Service of the National Population Unit supports the NPU in the following objectives:
- Increase capacity to integrate population factors into development plans and programmes
- Increase understanding of South Africa's population trends and dynamics, through research, monitoring and evaluation
- Increase awareness and understanding of Population Policy, and implications for policy-making and planning
- Promote dialogue, collaboration and cooperation on population and development integration
International Conference on Population and Development - ICPD
ICPD Plan of Action beyond 2014
JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH AFRICA,
NOV 30 – DEC 4, 2015
DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND IN AFRICA: PROSPECTS, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
Hosted by the Government of South Africa and the Union for African Population Studies
Every four years, The Union for African Population Studies (UAPS) organizes a general conference on the African population. The aim of this conference is to share and disseminate research evidence on population and development issues and explore ways for applying the research evidence to improve policies and programs aimed at uplifting the well being of people in Africa. The conferences include various capacity building activities targeted at young scholars. The conference provides an opportunity for networking and knowledge sharing among researchers, policymakers, program managers, international development partners, and other key stakeholders in the population field.
The seventh African Population Conference will be jointly hosted by the Government of South Africa and UAPS between November 30 to 4 December 2015 on the theme“Demographic Dividend in Africa: Prospects, Opportunities and Challenges”. We invite submissions for research papers, assessments of best practices, proposals for workshops, posters and exhibitions under the sessions grouped across the 16 sub-themes and sessions listed below.
Conference Registration Fee: US dollars $300.00
SA Rands R4 000.00
May 15, 2015: Online submission of papers or abstracts starts
July 31-30, 2015: Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts
August 15, 2015: Authors are notified of papers accepted to regular sessions by session organizers
August 31, 2015: Information to authors of posters and additional sessions,including member/partner initiated meetings to be incorporated in the main programme
September 30, 2015: Revision of final abstracts to be published in the Conference Programme
Applications received prior to 30 September 2015: 50% deposit with the application and the balance due by 15 November, 2015;
Applications received after 15 November 2015: 100% exhibition fee with application.
October 30, 2015: Submission of papers to conference website and to discussants and session chairs
November 30, 2015: Conference Begins
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