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Green Business and Climate Investment: Business Solutions and Impact Investment for SDGs in Africa

With Africa on the frontline of the world’s climate emergency and ecological crisis, the need for increased commitment and investment towards green transition is now more important than ever.  


Regional partners develop first Regional Action Plan for Africa on Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

Stakeholders from the African Union (AU), Regional Economic Communities (RECs), Member States, CSOs, and the UN met virtually from 6-8 December 2021 to develop the first Regional Action Plan for…  


Guide for Integrated Planning in Africa

Integrated planning provides the means to choose a future trajectory that is not a repetition of the past.  


“Don’t do anything for us without us”, youth urge in decisive message at inaugural YouthConnekt Sahel Forum 2021

More than 1,000 young people from across the Sahel participated in the first edition of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum under the theme “Connecting Sahelian Youth for Peace and Prosperity”.  



Landmark US$500 Million Agreement Launched at COP26 to Protect the DR Congo’s Forest

All sectors of the DRC’s economy have joined in this landmark agreement to undertake actions that could change land use practices that date back millennia.  


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…  


Ghana gears up for Africa’s largest Youth Summit: YouthConnekt Africa

The YouthConnekt Africa Summit will be on the theme: “Africa Beyond Aid: Positioning the Youth for the Post-Covid Economy and AfCFTA Opportunities.” It will be a hybrid event hosted by Ghana’s…  


UNDP and Partners Launch YouthConnekt Sahel to Foster the Socio-Economic Transformation of Sahelian Youth

The forum will position Sahelian youth as leaders of the region's development narrative in transforming the Sahel through local disruptions, innovations, and positive engagement.  


UNDP and SEforALL Team Up Towards Affordable Energy for All in the Sahel

UNDP and SEforALL announce a new partnership to unlock public and private investments towards affordable and sustainable energy access for all in the Sahel.  

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