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African Regional Judges’ Forum highlights impact of COVID-19 on the rights of marginalized and vulnerable populations

The discussion focused particularly on the intersection of COVID-19 and the rights of LGBTI populations.  


Launch of the Gender Equality Seal to promote accountability for gender equality and women’s empowerment within public institutions

The two-day training was delivered on 27-28 July 2021 to 42 ECOWAS and UNDP staff members (28 women and 14 men), in coordination with the ECOWAS Commission for Social Affairs and Gender and UNDP’s…  


The Government of Angola and UNDP launch a USD 103.2 million grant with support from Global Fund to help fight HIV, Malaria, Tuberculosis and COVID-19 pandemic

The Angolan Government, through the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), launched today the new Global Fund Grant for 2021 2024. The investment of USD103.2 million in…  


UNDP receives US $ 1 million from the India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation in support of women in local salt production in Benin

The Board of Directors of India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) have awarded United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), one million US dollars to…  


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…  


Women Fighting Wildlife Crime

Celebrating women around the world who are leading the charge to protect local wildlife.  


Japan and UNDP partner to support Small and Medium Enterprises in Mali and Ethiopia

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented global health, economic and financial repercussions. Among its myriad adverse effects, the pandemic is also characterised by a sharp slowdown in…  


Planning COVID-19 recovery in Sahel countries: Officials and academics learn to assess needs, effects and impacts

By working closely with Stellenbosch University and the PeriPeri U network of African universities, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) strives to create, through the Sahel Resilience…  


Tunisia to host 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in 2022

The Republic of Tunisia will host the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) to be held in 2022.  


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