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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…  


African Union, Sweden and UNDP partner to speed up action on continent’s legal agreements to boost development

The 3-year regional initiative will focus on increasing technical expertise to help countries speed up ratification and domestication, and foster greater knowledge and awareness, of continental…  


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…  


The Liberia Moment: From peacekeeping to peacebuilding

After years of conflict, a tenuous peacekeeping period, and the onset of the Ebola crisis, Liberia is ready to head into a new direction.  


Oases of Eritrea: Nature-based solutions for development

Given access to water, nomadic communities vulnerable to the effects of climate change can escape poverty and food insecurity.  



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.  


Enhancing cross-border coordination and cooperation in the Horn of Africa

The European Union and UNDP signed an agreement for a US$10 million, three-year project to address drivers of conflict and instability between Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.  

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