Additional EUR 59 million boost fight against malaria in Chad
Mar 10, 2016
A new funding agreement, totaling EUR 59 million, has been signed between UNDP and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). With a focus on young children, pregnant women, nomads and refugees, the grant will roll out community healthcare sites in Chad and intensify efforts to prevent and treat malaria, the leading cause of illness and death in the country.
- UNDP Africa Director To Attend a Summit on Regional Border Management Mar 9, 2016
Togo and UNDP join forces to launch development assistance program
Feb 23, 2016
Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé, welcomed the creation of the Community Development Emergency Programme (PUDC) by Togo and exchanged documents to formalize the launch of this initiative.
Central African Republic: peaceful ballots for the 2nd round of presidential elections and the first round of legislative elections
Feb 14, 2016
Following a first round of voting on 30 December for the presidential elections, without any major incident and with a participation rate of around 80 per cent, almost two million Central Africans went to the polls again on Sunday, 14 February 2016 for the second round
- EU partners with UNDP to strengthen electoral processes in Kenya Feb 11, 2016
- Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of the Sierra Leone Ebola Recovery Fund (SLERF) Dec 22, 2015
Greater inclusion of women and youth in work will spur human development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Dec 14, 2015
Reducing inequalities and the creation of work are critical for human development in the region, says the 2015 Human Development Report.
Ethiopia and Kenya join hands on cross-border initiative to boost sub-regional peace and development
Dec 7, 2015
The cross-border programme builds on ongoing development initiatives in the area, and is engaging a wide range of stakeholders including civil society, private sector, faith-based organizations, peace committees, development partners and philanthropic organizations.
Africa: Smart measures required to weather commodity boom-bust cycles
Dec 1, 2015
Governments in Africa should put into place fiscal rules, sovereign wealth funds and other mechanisms to buffer their economies from the commodities roller-coaster, according to a new report issued here by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Breakthrough brings cost of HIV treatment to under 100$ per patient per year
Nov 27, 2015
UNDP has achieved significant reductions in the price of HIV medicines that it procures, bringing down the cost of the most common treatment to an unprecedented US$100 per patient per year in Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Mali, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Savings provide funds for additional 250,000 people on HIV treatment.