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Media Advisory: High-Level event “Boosting Africa’s Transformative Power of Tourism”, 21 June 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. EDT

High-Level event “Boosting Africa’s Transformative Power of Tourism” - Harnessing Technology & Innovation, Youth & Women Entrepreneurship Follow-up Event to the Africa Dialogue Series 2021, building…  


UNDP Virtual Trip to Madagascar with Norwegian Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein

On 26 May, the Norwegian Minister of International Development Mr. Dag-Inge Ulstein and his delegation took a zero emissions virtual trip across the globe to visit UNDP’s dedicated team on the ground…  


AFRI CONVERSE Shines Spotlight on Sustainable and Smart Cities in Africa

The third edition of AFRI CONVERSE 2021 kicked off with experts from Japan, Singapore, and Africa looking at progress, hurdles and investment opportunities to create cities that are both smart and…  


Call for Proposals: The Africa Borderlands Centre Innovation Challenge

The Africa Borderlands Innovation Challenge is a dedicated funding window to support borderlands’ stakeholders in scaling impact, unlocking development finance, catalyzing behavioral change, improving…  


10th ECOSOC Youth Forum: Crafting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship for youth in Africa

On the occasion of the Africa breakout session, the forum addressed challenges and opportunities related to the culture of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship among African youth to build…  


Call for papers: African Economic Conference 2021

Call for papers for the African Economic Conference that will take place in Cabo Verde, as well as virtually, from 2 to 4 December 2021.  


Transforming the world with digital tech and innovation

At the SDGs Global Festival of Action session from Japan, panelists pointed to the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrency, virtual reality, and the…  


Bringing change through local actions!

Officials, private sector and development actors participating to the SDGs Global Festival of Action from Japan held on 25-26 March 2021, agreed that achieving the 17 SDGs requires combined efforts…  


UNDP facilitates Japanese investments in South Africa to meet the SDGs

Sharpening investments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South Africa was the focus of the SDG Investor Map Seminar organized for the private sector in Japan.  


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