UN and partners vow support to end transition in the Central African RepublicOct 1, 2015UN Member States today expressed their support for peace and stability in the Central African Republic (CAR) during a high-level meeting on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.
Commitment, financing required to lift Africa’s development Sep 28, 2015Having made encouraging progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), countries in Africa should use the world’s recently-launched Global Goals as an opportunity to achieve a development breakthrough, according to a report released here today.
Helen Clark: Statement on the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for DevelopmentJul 16, 2015Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
UNDP and Panasonic step up their support for Ebola-affected communitiesJul 15, 2015UNDP and Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic Corporation have delivered a second batch of 3,000 solar lanterns to the three countries most affected by the Ebola epidemic.
Small-scale mining to help boost social and economic development in the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of StatesJul 15, 2015The African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) Group of States, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today an initiative to support the low-value minerals and materials sector in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States. The sector includes the mining of construction materials, dimension stones, industrial minerals and low-grade metals and precious stones.
Africa’s infrastructure drive must take into account health and gender to be sustainable Jun 11, 2015As African countries undertake significant infrastructure development to transform their economies, it is critical that they take into account the impact of these capital projects on the health of workers and nearby communities, and on women and girls in particular, to ensure inclusive and sustainable growth.
Regional cooperation, working with demand countries key to ending wildlife crime, say African nationsApr 30, 2015Better coordinated intelligence and law enforcement, involving communities in Africa and working with transit and destination markets outside of the continent must be at the heart of all efforts to tackle the alarming illegal trade in wild flora and fauna, African States said here today at the closing of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.
Contact UNDP Africa
New York Nicolas Douillet
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