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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…  


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…  



Search for a New Beginning: Perceptions of Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in South Sudan

A groundbreaking survey in South Sudan seeking views on how to deal with the country’s violent past has found significant support for perpetrators of violence to face trial, and for those missing or…  



TICADVI ends with Africa and Japan 3-year plan for continued engagement

The two-day sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) VI in Nairobi, Kenya ended Sunday 28 August with the adoption of the Nairobi Declaration, a three-year plan to promote…  


Africa’s defining challenge

Africa has the youngest population in the world, and it’s growing fast. By 2055, the continent’s youth population (aged 15-24), is expected to be more than double the 2015 total of 226 million. Yet…  




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