UNDP and Tony Elumelu Foundation launched African Entrepreneurship Programme at AU Summit to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa.
An multi-million dollar fund to scale up the range of stabilization intervention.
UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa is urging African countries to involve young people as crucial allies in peacebuilding processes.
The theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners..
For the initial phase, a total of US$1.2 billion has been pledged and announced
Supporting artisanal small scale mining might be key.
In Guinea-Bissau, malaria is the leading cause of death among pregnant women and children under five. A new technology is saving lives.

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