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West African States Make Progress Towards Equitable Access to Health for Key Populations

According to the most recent data, HIV prevalence continues to be significantly higher among men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, people who use drugs and prisoners (or key…  


Recognizing our collective humanity

In the first edition of the UNDP’s Hekima Series, Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka shared his thoughts on a range of transformational solutions for a new Africa. The central theme was a call to…  


UNDP and Government of Rwanda Deploy Smart Anti- Epidemic Robots to Fight Against COVID-19!

The initiative, a first for UNDP, is a risk mitigation measure to support the national COVID-19 response efforts.  


Madagascar processes COVID-19 testing material and medical waste safely for people and for planet

COVID-19 testing kits and medical waste are sterilized safely thanks to a UNDP-GEF project launched in 2016 in the country.  


Transitioning to a circular economy with a multi-stakeholder platform in Ghana

We cannot continue with business as usual - a circular economy approach can help, in fact it is critical!  


European Union ramps up support to Africa Adaptation Initiative with EUR 1 million grant

The EU to fund the Africa Adaptation Initiative as the AAI scales-up its support for climate change adaptation across the continent.  


Digital guide to help African countries fast-track SDGs, Paris Agreement and AU’s Agenda 2063 implementation

Three leading development partners have presented a digital application at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid to help African countries grapple with the simultaneous implementation of key global…  


UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

Achim Steiner, UNDP Head called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the UN to achieve SDGs.  


Multi-Sectoral Partnerships for Localization and Innovation: Keys to Achieving the SDGs

The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Achim Steiner, emphasized the importance of partnerships and localization in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals…  


A spotlight can help save the Cameroon Forest

UNDP Cameroon spotlights the Congo Basin Forest that needs urgent attention.  

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