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Africa commits to transformative actions for sustainable blue economy

African countries have committed to enhance the development of blue economy as the engine of growth.  

Investing Africa’s Money for Africa’s Development

Africa can achieve its development objectives if the continent’s vast resources are effectively channeled for the benefit of all citizens.  

Private Sector’s Critical Role for Africa’s Development and SDGs Highlighted at TICAD7 during UNDP Chief’s Visit to Japan

The private sector plays a critical role in the development of Africa and in realizing the SDGs.  

UNDP to promote dynamic partnerships at TICAD7 to advance sustainable development in Africa

UNDP will engage multi-stakeholders in different dialogues at TICAD7 from 28th–30th August 2019 in Yokohama, Japan, to push for stronger international partnerships to promote trade and business…  

UNDP’s SDGs integration: moving from theory to practice -The Uganda case story

UNDP is supporting the preparation of the third National Development Plan in Uganda, which is a strategic opportunity for mainstreaming and integrating SDGs in the development processes of the…  

Call for Papers - African Economic Conference 2019

AfDB, ECA and UNDP will hold the 2019 Africa Economic Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 2nd to 4th December 2019. Call for papers open.  

Dar es Salaam Seaport Stakeholders Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade

Port stakeholders agree to join forces to combat wildlife trafficking, following a three-day workshop organised by TRAFFIC, UNDP and UNODC  

New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

The traditional concept of poverty is outdated, according to a new report released today by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)  

Africa Day - Side Event during 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

UNDP, OSAA, AU, UNECA and IDEP will hold a side event :Africa Day – on the margins of the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).  

Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality In Africa

The Theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners,…  

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