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Climate change is pushing Africa to a tipping point, threatening economic and development gains

UNDP launches report at Poland climate talks calling on nations and world leaders to accelerate and mainstream climate actions across Africa to meet Paris Agreement targets  



New Africa’s Sustainable Development report urges improved planning

The latest report on Africa’s sustainable development urges governments to strengthen their urban planning capacities to manage the potential of the region’s ever-expanding cities and address…  


At closing of the 2018 African Economic Conference, economic integration is seen as a game-changer

Economic integration is a game-changing reality and African countries must fully embrace it to achieve sustainable and inclusive development that reduce poverty- and inequality in all its dimensions  


African countries must leverage their strengths to accelerate drive towards integration

Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region’s drive towards continental…  



UNDP, Japan and partners strengthen public financial management to improve service delivery to the people of South Sudan

UNDP, in partnership with the government of Japan and the African Development Bank, is providing critical support to Public Financial Management in selected states. As an integral part of the project,…  


UN humanitarian and development chiefs join forces to support crisis-affected people in North-East Nigeria

Achim Steiner and Mark Lowcock today called on national and international partners to reinforce joint efforts to address the dire humanitarian needs in the conflict-affected north-eastern Nigerian…  

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