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AU Permanent Representatives urged to accelerate ratification and domestication of AU Treaties

To tackle the low ratification of the African Union Commission (AUC) Treaties, the AUC Office of the Legal Counsel (OLC) & UNDP have developed a joint regional project targeting six inclusive Treaties…  


Africa Regional Grant on HIV welcomes Botswana High Court ruling decriminalizing same-sex sexual conduct

The Africa Regional Grant on HIV and its partners welcome the groundbreaking judgment issued by the Botswana High Court on 11 June 2019 decriminalizing same-sex sexual conduct between consenting…  


Ending the ordeal faced by Beninese civil servants

Reforms undertaken by Benin allow government employees to claim their rights without delay.  


Vocational training as pathway to jobs and restoring livelihoods in North-East Nigeria

Two hundred graduates in Maiduguri, Borno State, completed an agriculture-related vocational skills training programme supported by the European Union and implemented by UNDP.  


The government of Uganda and stakeholders commit to pursue mobile digital transformation

Mobile money is the main driver of financial inclusion in Uganda with 22 million registered accounts.  


Srengthening transparency of budget in African French-speaking countries

The UNDP Regional Platform for West and Central Africa through its Pôle project “Development strategies and public finances” participated in the regional workshop organized by the department of public…  


Localizing the SDGs

Development goals can only be achieved if local actors fully participate in their implementation and monitoring  



Social Media in Africa

This study explores social media use and online radicalisation in Africa  


Young African entrepreneurs step forward to help realize the SDGs on the continent

Young innovators were awarded grant financing for their innovative solutions to youth challenges in Africa during the Africa Youth Conference taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on 23 – 25 October 2018.  

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