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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.  


UNDP and OCHA Chiefs renew call for new way of working

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock concluded a three-day joint mission to Ethiopia by urging all…  


UNDP Administrator welcomes strong gesture in favor of climate adaptation

The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Achim Steiner, attended the second meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change…  


Africa's renaissance deserves continued support | Helen Clark

Africa has made significant progress in human development, but it needs global support to continue along this path.  



Supporting young entrepreneurs in Ethiopia

UNDP is supporting an entrepreneurship programme that aims to create 100,000 businesses and expand another 100,000.  


Ethiopia and Kenya join hands on cross-border initiative to boost sub-regional peace and development

The cross-border programme builds on ongoing development initiatives in the area, and is engaging a wide range of stakeholders including civil society, private sector, faith-based organizations, peace…  



Ending corruption can boost sustainable development

Combating illicit financial flows, building up capacities in public administrations and encouraging partnerships with the private sector are some of the initiatives that could be implemented in the…  


The food situation in Ethiopia is also of great concern

No one can deny the effect of climate change as one of the factors that have led to the current food crisis. The severe drought that is raging in this part of the world is wreaking havoc.…  

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