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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…  


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…  


Oases of Eritrea: Nature-based solutions for development

Given access to water, nomadic communities vulnerable to the effects of climate change can escape poverty and food insecurity.  


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…  



Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets

Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, 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…  


Germany and UNDP join forces for Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin region

Germany and UNDP supports efforts of countries in the Lake Chad Basin as they work across the humanitarian-development nexus, further sustainable recovery efforts, ensure the return of internally…  


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