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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…  



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.  




New Year, new approach, new UNDP

UNDP is starting 2018 with a fresh focus and vision. This approach is laid out in the new Strategic Plan, which takes effect on January 1st and is the blueprint for the evolution of its work over the…  



Accelerating efforts to eradicate the ‘big three’ diseases in Africa by 2030

An action plan has been agreed upon at the 2nd Africa Partnership and Coordination Forum to fast track efforts to eradicate the ‘big three’ diseases of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa by the…  


UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the European Commission, today launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris…  

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