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IMO to develop guidelines for the prevention and suppression of wildlife trafficking

Member states of the IMO have approved a proposal for the development of guidelines for the prevention and suppression of wildlife smuggling using international shipping, prepared with the support of…  


New guidance tools aim to improve engagement of young key populations in sexual and reproductive health policy making processes

UNDP, together with leading Southern African civil society organizations, released a set of national guidance tools aimed at improving the engagement of young key populations in the policy making…  


Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism Newsletter

An update of recent activities and upcoming events in the Regional Programme Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism Project in Africa.  


WANEP, ECOWAS and UNDP launch governance initiative to accelerate the women, peace and security agenda in the Sahel

The initiative will support the creation of women’s platforms to contribute to inclusive political transitions and dialogue processes in Mali, Niger, Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso.  


Engaging citizens and driving innovation in African cities

This World Cities Day, we are proud to announce our collaboration with five African cities to launch the 2020 Multi-City Challenge Africa public engagement initiative.  


From delivering aid to ending need in Central Sahel

Ending need calls for investment in what works. This is why boosting entrepreneurship targeting women and youth is critical, as is education, both academic and vocational; support for access to new…  


UNDP-AUC African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme

The target is to place at least one African Young Woman Fellow from each African country per year in an assignment with UNDP or another UN organisation.  


Key steps in building a social protection component for a Rapid Financing Facility proposal

The webinar is part of ongoing efforts to support the social protection components of Rapid Financing Facility (RFF) proposals.  


African women in STEM and their contribution to the COVID-19 emergency response

This initiative, jointly conceptualized by the UNOSSC and the AUC, is aimed at optimizing opportunities for African women in the STEM sectors through enhanced professional capacity and mentorship  


The Sahel Resilience Project: Why disaster risk reduction requires all-of-society and strong institutions

Striving for a greener future is not a moral imperative but an existential necessity.  

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