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YouthConnekt Sahel Forum: Registration Now Open

Attending the first-ever YouthConnekt Sahel Forum? Registration is now open. Join us from 18 - 20 November in Dakar, Senegal.  

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…  

Lake Chad Basin and Stabilization in the Post-Shekau Era

ISWAP, noticing the vacuum created by the death of Shekau, seized the opportunity to move in and present itself as the most prominent violent extremist group in the region, and has deepened its…  

International cooperation for developing countries is essential to reduce disaster risks and losses

Many developing countries lack the capacity or resources to adequately design these strategies that, if acted on, can help lay the foundations for success in achieving several of the SDGs, including…  

The Government of Sweden and UNDP sign agreement to promote socio-economic development and peacebuilding in Africa’s borderlands

With an estimated 270 million inhabitants, borderlands in Africa are a unique source of ingenuity, untapped opportunity and great resilience.  

13 auditors certified to implement the Gender Equality Seal in the Private Sector initiative

The GES Certification Programme attests that an enterprise has adequately adopted the requirements for the systematic reduction of gender gaps in the workplace  

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…  

Lake Chad Basin governors convene in Yaoundé for dialogue on regional cooperation and stabilization

The two-day forum aims to assess and analyze the political, civil, security and humanitarian situation in the Lake Chad Basin (LCB)  

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