UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement
Nov 15, 2017
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 Agreement.
Germany and UNDP join forces for Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin region
Nov 15, 2017
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 displaced persons (IDPs) and stabilize communities ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency
- Mauritius accelerates its shift to a low-carbon economy with launch of GCF-financed, UNDP-supported US$191 million project Nov 10, 2017
Namibia: UNDP and Yahoo! JAPAN Inaugurate anti-poaching patrol camp
Nov 6, 2017
Built in the country’s flagship national park, the new anti-poaching patrol camp will help Namibia progress in its fight against poaching and in conserving of wildlife.
- African states pledge to support strengthening of Human Rights Institutions Oct 27, 2017
GSMA publishes new report on mobile-enabled digital transformation in Ghana
Oct 23, 2017
At a high-level roundtable between the Government of Ghana and mobile industry leaders today, the GSMA launched a report in partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), examining the transformative opportunities presented by mobile-enabled digital services in Ghana.
An initial appraisal of Africa’s path towards sustainable development
Oct 18, 2017
A new report published today in New York states that in spite of recent progress, African countries need to sustain efforts to eradicate extreme poverty and gender inequality and also improve their statistical capabilities to implement and track progress towards the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Opening Remarks by Abdoulaye Mare Dieye at the High-level Event on the Occasion of Africa Week 2017 Oct 17, 2017
UNDP and Tony Elumelu Foundation sign agreement aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in Africa
Oct 14, 2017
“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges have to be addressed.”
Combating cross border corruption
Oct 10, 2017
The cross border corruption initiative is part of UNDP’s efforts to support governments in their fight against corruption.