Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa officially began her role today as UNDP’s Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa. In this role she will lead UNDP’s work supporting 46 countries in Africa to achieve Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Natural resources can support growth in the manufacturing sector if backed by deliberate interventions.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, indigenous women are joining forces to regenerate the forest and protect their livelihoods.
Young people aged 10-24 make up over 30 percent of the population in SADC countries and are among the most affected by HIV, yet continue to have unequal and inadequate access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care. Reforms that address legal and policy barriers to sexual and reproductive health access are key to achieving health equity
The initiative is funded by UNDP’s new “Country Investment Facility” which provides the organizations’ s country offices with the opportunity to promote innovation and the sustainable use of technology to expand the capabilities of people and communities.
UNDP Tokyo launches Afri-Converse, a dialogue series on African development as TICAD nears its 25th anniversary and prepares its 7th global conference in 2019.
For a human-rights based approach to fighting HIV in Nigeria

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