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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…  


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…  


Youth Solutions Report 2020

This Fourth Edition of the Solutions Report is composed of a comprehensive analysis of the 50 solutions, showcasing the problems, solutions, and impacts addressed by 25 non-profits and 25 for-profit…  


Energy and the Poor: Unpacking the Investment Case for Clean Energy

Drawing on five in-depth country diagnostics on clean energy access in eSwatini, Mozambique, Madagascar, Lesotho, and Malawi, this joint UNCDF-UNDP report series unpacks the investment case for clean…  


Volunteerism in the fight against COVID-19 in Africa

Volunteerism capital in Africa holds the greatest promise and potential to buffer the continent from becoming the next epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.  


United Nations sets up Regional Knowledge Hub to fight COVID-19

The Africa Knowledge Hub for COVID-19 is a dashboard for information and knowledge resources on the pandemic in Africa, including strategies and responses.  


Young African entrepreneurs step forward to help realize the SDGs on the continent

Young innovators were awarded grant financing for their innovative solutions to youth challenges in Africa during the Africa Youth Conference taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on 23 – 25 October 2018.  


In Botswana, stakeholders say “poverty eradication is an attainable goal”

A two-day event in Gaborone brought together more than 400 participants from a select group of countries successful in reducing extreme poverty, exclusion and inequality.  


UNDP and OCHA Chiefs renew call for new way of working

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock concluded a three-day joint mission to Ethiopia by urging all…  

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