Voices from Africa - December 2018

18 Dec 2018

Summary

Highlights:

  • UNDP Enhances Support for Ethiopia's Reform Agenda
  • AFRI-CONVERSE — The Road to Yokohama
  • Climate change is pushing Africa to a tipping point, threatening economic and development gains
  • Digital pan-African platform for young entrepreneurs launches in West  Africa
  • Africa’s 2018 Sustainable Development Report urges improved planning
  • At closing of the 2018 African Economic Conference, economic integration is seen as a game-changer
  • Africa must leverage strengths to accelerate drive towards integration
  • Statement by Ahunna Eziakonwa at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 African Economic Conference
  • Opening Remarks by Regional Director for Africa at Sustainable Blue Economy Conference
  • UNDP Africa Launches Innovative Gender Seal Training
  • Official registration of key populations organizations opens doors for funding and sustainable HIV responses
  • UNDP study warns of growing online radicalization in sub-Saharan Africa and urges effective strategies to curb trend
  • China and UNDP partner to highlight the impact of agriculture cooperation in Africa
  • Young African entrepreneurs step forward to help realize the SDGs
  • Gambia: UNDP and Climate Mundial Partnering to Increase Access to Finance
  • UNDP, Japan and partners strengthen public financial management to improve service delivery to the people of South Sudan
  • African Economic Conference 2018

Our blog series:

  • Eradicate poverty by breaking the curse of Africa’s unsustainable debt – Angela Luisigi
  • Accelerating NDC implementation through new partnerships - Alexandra Soezer
  • Firm level manufacturing performance in resource-rich countries - Degol Hailu and Admasu Shiferaw
  • African employers for gender equality - Odette Kabaya and Angela Lusigi 

Publications:

  • Africa's sustainable development report: Towards a transformed and resilient continent
  • Closing gender gaps in labour and productive resources in Africa
  • Ethopia, National human development report 2018: Industralization with a human face
  • Social media in Africa: A double-edged sword for security and development

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