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Mozambique: UNDP mobilizes 1 million in emergency funding, as early recovery phase begins

Less than two weeks after tropical cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique, and as search and rescue operations are ending, the United Nations has…

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UNDP to promote dynamic partnerships at TICAD7 to advance sustainable development in Africa

UNDP will engage multi-stakeholders in different dialogues at TICAD7 from 28th–30th August 2019 in Yokohama, Japan, to push for stronger international partnerships to promote trade and business…  


UNDP and Mozambique Government launch post disaster recovery facility for Cyclones Idai and Kenneth

UNDP and the Government of Mozambique today formally signed an agreement for UNDP Recovery Facility that will help fast track recovery and build resilience following the devastation unleashed by…  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

The Facility will be implemented with a planned budget of $100 million for the first phase across the four countries, which have expressed their continued strong commitment to leading necessary…  


UNDP and the African Union Commission join forces to empower young African women leaders for sustainable development

UNDP and AU join forces to implement an African Young Women Leaders (AYWL) Fellowship programme to develop the next generation of young African women leaders and experts.  


African countries urged to involve youth in tackling threats of violence and radicalisation

UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa is urging African countries to involve young people as crucial allies in peacebuilding by engaging them as partners…  


2nd Lake Chad Basin Governors Forum in Niamey to assess cooperation and firm up plans for the region’s stabilization

The Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum for Regional Cooperation on Stabilization, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development will hold its second gathering in Niamey, Niger, from 16 to 18 July 2019.  

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