Fostering sustainable development across Lake Chad Basin
May 11, 2018
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 of a long-term solution to ensure sustainable development.
African Union, Sweden and UNDP partner to speed up action on continent’s legal agreements to boost development
May 11, 2018
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 agreements to accelerate development.
UNDP launches mobile application to help design campaigns to prevent violent extremism
Apr 19, 2018
Tackling extremist narratives should ensure local voices are captured in developing counter messages.
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Senegal to host African regional talks on disaster recovery
Mar 14, 2018
At least 70 senior officials and dozens of experts, representing nearly 30 countries, to convene in Dakar for a five-day workshop and training focused on disaster recovery in Africa.
In Botswana, stakeholders say “poverty eradication is an attainable goal”
Mar 14, 2018
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
Feb 28, 2018
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.
Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to boost women’s roles in companies
Feb 27, 2018
Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to take concrete action at #Biz4Gender Forum in Santiago, Chile.
Equipping lawyers and activists with the skills to counter criminalisation of HIV and TB
Feb 23, 2018
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 approach.
Abdoulaye Mar Dieye to Head UNDP’s Global Policy Bureau
Feb 7, 2018
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner announced today the appointment of Abdoulaye Mar Dieye as the Assistant Secretary-General to lead UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support starting March 1, 2018.