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REGIONAL BUREAU FOR AFRICA SEPTEMBER DIGEST: Towards a greener, more sustainable future

A word from the Director: The world stands on the cusp of a historic tipping point, a clean energy revolution that will radically reshape our economies and societies. The energy revolution has…  

YouthConnekt Africa Summit '21 Ghana - Africa Beyond Aid: Positioning the Youth for the Post-COVID Economy and AfCFTA Opportunities

Accra, 18 October,2021- The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Youth Authority (NYA), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and…  

UNDP Africa Director calls for increased investment in new approach to accelerate Nigeria’s development

Abuja, 15 October – Concluding an eight-day official visit to Nigeria today, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and…  

Leaving No One Behind

A story about how UNDP is building back better in its stabilization programme; setting the foundation for the people in Northern Mozambique to re-start their life, rebuild their community and plan for…  

Regulation as a Stimulus (RaaS) initiative launched by UNDP, Africa investor (Ai) and AfCFTA Secretariat, as a post pandemic recovery plan

At a high-level side event on the margins of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Africa Investor, and the United Nations Development…  

Eleni Gabre-Madhin joins UNDP as Chief Innovation Officer to launch Africa’s new private-public Youth Startup Innovation Financing Facility

New York, 27 September – The United Nations Development Programme announced today that Dr. Eleni Z. Gabre-Madhin has taken a role as Chief Innovation Officer within UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa,  

Regulation As A Stimulus

How can African Governments strategically leverage Regulation as a Stimulus to build back stronger economies, recover from the COVID-19 socioeconomic downturn, and accelerate implementation of the…  

Leveraging African Resources to Finance Sustainable Post-COVID Recovery

Join UNDP, the African Union and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States for a unique conversation on innovating financing for COVID-19 recovery in Africa.  

Africa: Open For Business Summit

Why are women great leaders? Join us at the Third Africa Open for Business Summit, on the occasion of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly,  

Vaccines Delayed is Development Denied for Africa, emphasize global leaders and artists at UNDP special event

New York, 21 September 2021 - Achieving “A Shot for All” is not a luxury, but rather an urgent global development priority. Prominent leaders and personalities congregated today on the margins of the…  

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