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Tapping into the power of narratives

Tapping into traditional communication means and complementing them with technological channels is one way of enhancing efforts towards preventing violent extremism.  


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…  


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.  

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