TICADVI ends with Africa and Japan 3-year plan for continued engagement
Aug 29, 2016
The two-day sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) VI in Nairobi, Kenya ended Sunday 28 August with the adoption of the Nairobi Declaration, a three-year plan to promote structural economic transformation, resilient healthcare systems and social stability for shared prosperity.
Ghana holds maiden Maendeleo Policy Forum on African elections
Aug 18, 2016
Ghana held the first Maendeleo Policy Forum on 18 August in Accra, bringing into sharp focus election experiences in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim was to examine the challenges faced by various countries in organising democratic and peaceful elections, and at the same time, identify opportunities for a brighter future for Africa.
- Eritrea: UNDP-sponsored conference urges closer ties between scholars and development experts Aug 2, 2016
IGAD kicks off national consultations for East/Horn of Africa strategy on preventing and responding to violent extremism
Jul 27, 2016
The 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.
Exploring the Nexus between Humanitarian and Development Interventions
Jul 4, 2016
Following the May 2016 World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) held in Istanbul, Turkey, the Regional Service Centre for Africa held its fourth Maendeleo Policy Forum on 4 July titled: Exploring the Nexus between Humanitarian and Development Interventions: trends, challenges and opportunities for Africa.
- UNDP to support IGAD on addressing violent extremism through a development lens Apr 27, 2016
- Staying the Course in Supporting Land Reforms in Zimbabwe Apr 6, 2016
- Cote d’Ivoire: More than 250,000 people see lives improve through anti-poverty programme Apr 5, 2016
- Highlights of Abdoulaye Mar Dieye's March 2016 Trip to Mali Mar 23, 2016
- UN launches development plan to boost recovery in Africa’s Great Lakes region Mar 22, 2016