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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.  


Africa’s women traders are poised to transform economies through intra-African trade

The workshop series kicked off today in Accra, Ghana, the headquarters of the AfCFTA Secretariat, and brings together 20 women traders from the 5 English-speaking member states of the ECOWAS region.  


Through the pandemic and beyond: New report reveals regional partnerships are key to COVID-19 recovery in Africa

UNDP partnered with Africa CDC, the AUC as well as other partners in the implementation of the continental strategy against COVID-19 on all fronts.  



African Union and UNDP launch “AU at 20” Study to review progress ahead of the AU’s 20th anniversary

The project will undertake a data-driven study to assess progress and chart a renewed call to action towards achieving Agenda 2063 (The Africa We Want) and the UN’s Agenda 2030.  


Launching of the Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Change in Africa (IBFCCA) Programme: A SIDA-funded initiative

The programme seeks to encourage institutional change, strong leadership and buy-in across government and amongst state and non-state accountability actors.  


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…  


UNDP launches partnership to restore international travel and economic life with technology

Global Haven’s use of technology-driven trust-based networks to enable people around the world to return to normal activities such as travel, and social outings falls squarely within this vision.  


Violent extremism costs African countries $97 billion each year

A report from UNDP and the Institute for Economics and Peace looks at the economic costs of violent extremism in Africa and provides leads for a development approach in the current context of…  


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.  

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