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Achieving health equity for young key populations crucial to ending HIV in Southern Africa

Young people aged 10-24 make up over 30 percent of the population in Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries and are among the most affected by HIV, yet continue to have unequal and…  



UNDP Africa partners with private sector to achieve Global Goals

Impact@Africa is meant to support the creation of a vibrant environment for impact investing in Africa, by helping to address the key barriers that inhibit the development and growth of the sector on…  


UNDP and Accenture launch YAS! to expand opportunities for youth

Young African entrepreneurs with potential to scale up across the region will soon have access to financing and support through a new online platform, YAS!.  


Fostering sustainable development across Lake Chad Basin

The Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum will support ongoing national, regional and multilateral efforts towards the stabilization of the region, including efforts at restoring Lake Chad's waters as part…  


UNDP launches mobile application to help design campaigns to prevent violent extremism

Tackling extremist narratives should ensure local voices are captured in developing counter messages.  


Equipping lawyers and activists with the skills to counter criminalisation of HIV and TB

Strategic litigation, legal defense and advocacy efforts are vital tools to counter the criminalisation of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) and advance a human rights and evidence-based public health…  


Senegal to host African regional talks on disaster recovery

At least 70 senior officials and dozens of experts, representing nearly 30 countries, to convene in Dakar for a five-day workshop and training focused on disaster recovery in Africa.  


In Botswana, stakeholders say “poverty eradication is an attainable goal”

A two-day event in Gaborone brought together more than 400 participants from a select group of countries successful in reducing extreme poverty, exclusion and inequality.  


Ms. Noura Hamladji Takes Up Function as New Deputy Regional Director for Africa

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner announced today the appointment of Abdoulaye Mar Dieye as the Assistant Secretary-General to lead UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support starting March 1,…  

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