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EU and UNDP launch two-year project to address urgent adaptation financing gaps in Africa

The EU-financed project will be implemented by UNDP, in partnership with the Africa Adaptation Initiative and the African Union Commission, to enhance knowledge and evidence to scale-up climate change…  


Partnerships Key to Accelerating Inclusive ‘Green Economy’ in Africa

The first United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) AFRI CONVERSE session of 2021 recently kicked off with over 150 participants and four speakers…  


UNDP, Ministry of Higher Education join forces to accelerate the role of higher education institutions as key drivers for achieving the SDGs in Zambia

The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Higher Education and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have joined forces today, signing a five-year Memorandum of Understanding…  


An Assessment of the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Seychelles

This report was developed under the leadership of the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator; and researched and drafted with technical leadership and financial support of the United…  


How we can overcome the COVID-19 pandemic together

For most of this year, our lives have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, despite the bleak outlook, we have witnessed stories of hope, courage, triumph and kindness towards one another: the…  


Launching of the Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Change in Africa (IBFCCA) Programme: A SIDA-funded initiative

The programme seeks to encourage institutional change, strong leadership and buy-in across government and amongst state and non-state accountability actors.  


Regional Programme for Africa Monthly Update

Key highlights from projects and initiatives implemented under the UNDP Regional Programme for Africa.  


Gender Disparity and Solutions dominate recent AFRI CONVERSE Dialogue Series

Most of the world’s nations are not doing enough to protect women and girls from the economic and social pitfalls of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data released in September by UN Women and…  


African Economic Conference: Experts confident of finding solutions to COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 African Economic Conference ended on an upbeat note on Thursday as the continent’s leading researchers, economists and other experts called for a united approach to beating the COVID-19…  


EU and UNDP visit post-cyclone resilient recovery activities in central Mozambique Sofala

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out a mission to Sofala Province from 7 to 9 December, led by the EU Head of Cooperation in Mozambique, Ms. Isabel…  

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