Achieving health equity for young key populations crucial to ending HIV in Southern Africa
Jul 27, 2018
Young people aged 10-24 make up over 30 percent of the population in Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries and are among the most affected by HIV, yet continue to have unequal and inadequate access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care.
- UNDP Ghana launches Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform Initiative Jul 24, 2018
- UNDP kicks off dialogue series on African development and informal countdown to TICAD 7 Jul 12, 2018
UNDP Africa partners with private sector to achieve Global Goals
Jun 27, 2018
Impact@Africa is meant to support the creation of a vibrant environment for impact investing in Africa, by helping to address the key barriers that inhibit the development and growth of the sector on the continent
UNDP and Accenture launch YAS! to expand opportunities for youth
Jun 26, 2018
Young African entrepreneurs with potential to scale up across the region will soon have access to financing and support through a new online platform, YAS!.
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.
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.
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.
UNDP and OCHA Chiefs renew call for new way of working
Jan 31, 2018
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 stakeholders to increase cooperation to withstand humanitarian and climate-related crises.
- African states pledge to support strengthening of Human Rights Institutions Oct 27, 2017