IGAD kicks off national consultations for East/Horn of Africa strategy on preventing and responding to violent extremismJul 27, 2016The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) plus Tanzania officially launched today national consultations to develop a strategy for preventing and countering violent extremism in the east and horn of Africa sub-region. IGAD Member States include Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda and Kenya.
Benin voters prepare for presidential pollsFeb 22, 2016Almost 5 million Beninese are expected at the polls on 6 March 2016 for the first round of the presidential elections. 32 candidates, including two women, are running to succeed current President Boni Yayi.
Nigeriens vote for new president and parliament in key voteFeb 22, 2016Nigeriens headed to the ballot box on Sunday 21 February to choose a new president and members of parliament, in elections seen by many as a critical, being the second such polls since a coup d’Etat in February 2010.
"The foundations for achieving sustainable development and peacebuilding goals in Mali are in place" says Helen ClarkFeb 10, 2016The Administrator held discussions with technical and financial partners on development support in a post-crisis context.
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- On Women's Equality Day, we want to give an enormous "Thank You!" to those organizations who participated in MIUSA's 2016 Gender, Disability and Development Institute (GDDI). These organizations recognize that there cannot be equality until women and girls with disabilities are included as participants and leaders in international development programming. #womensequalityday Photo descriptions: 1. WILD delegates Ballah and Jemimah visit with Bertra McGann of Management Sciences for Health (photo by Darcy Kiefel, www.kiefelphotography.com) 2. WILD delegate Anjana reviews the WILD manual with Jocelyn Lehrer of USAID - US Agency for International Development (photo by Darcy Kiefel, www.kiefelphotography.com) 3. Chandi Kadirgamar of the United Nations Development Programme - UNDP addresses the group. She holds a microphone in one hand and raises the other. Photo by Viktoria Midelauri 4. Allen Neece of the Peace Corps participates in a discussion with WILD delegates and MIUSA staff while a sign language interpreter interprets. Photo by Viktoria Midelauri 5. Boram Lee from Women's Refugee Commission shares a USB drive of electronic resources with WILD delegate Boikhutso, who holds a white cane. Photo by Viktoria Midelauri 6. WILD delegate Janice snaps a glamorous photo with Ivana Rosas of Global Fund for Women. Photo by Viktoria Midelauri 7. Viktoria Midelauri from World Vision Georgia takes a break from her photography to join hands with WILD delegate Camy. Photo courtesy of Viktoria Midelauri about an hour ago
- 紺野美沙子UNDP親善大使～ケニア視察動画（英語版） UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, Ms. Misako Konno's mission to Kenya from 3 to 9 August for #TICAD6 and #SDGs pomotion. Learned a lot from the grass-roots development work and people's motivation & smile!! The film is introduced at UNDP exhibition at TICAD6 venue in Kenya on 26 and 27 August. Let's enjoy the film via FB too! Helen ClarkUnited Nations Development Programme - UNDPUNDP TokyoUNDP KenyaTetsuo Kondo 2 hours ago
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