Voices from Africa - April 2017

12 Apr 2017
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Summary

1. Many left behind by human development progress in sub-Saharan Africa

2. Second International Conference on the Emergence of Africa (ICEA 2017)

3. Senegal shares US$ 200 million rural Emergency Community Development Programme experience

4. UNDP joins forces with IBM on tech skills development for Africa’s young workforce

5. African Disability Forum formally registered, boosting disability rights on the continent

6. Portal maps successful South-South and Triangular Cooperation practices in Africa

7. Renewed commitment and a subregional approach needed for peace and stability in Central Africa

8. Maendeleo Policy Forum - Election management and stability in Africa’s divided societies

9. Maendeleo Policy Forum - Ending corruption can boost sustainable development

10. 600 Burundian youth fixing roads to help rebuild peace

11. 65 Muslim scholars commit to tackling the spread of violent extremism in West and Central Africa

12. African Union Summit, Addis Ababa, January 2017

13. Towards the next regional programme for Africa

14. Journalist from Burkina Faso awarded with Zimeo Award for excellent reporting on the SDGs

15. Thousands of fathers join actor Nikolaj CosterWaldau in pledge to stand up for daughters around the world

Our blog series:

1. Gambians are ready to rebuild their country, by Ozonnia Ojielo

2. Tackling the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye

3. Bringing youth together to innovate is key to development in Africa By Marc Lepage

4. Co-Creating Partnerships to achieve the Global Goals, by Juergen Nagler

5. Climate and weather respect no borders, so investing in regional climate services is a must, by Excellent Hachileka

6. Is there a better way to measure resourcedependence? By Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi Kipgen

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