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EU-UN cross border project open third field office in the Horn of Africa

The Dollo Ado office will cover the SECCCI project’s activities and impacts in Mandera-Gedo-Doolow-Dawa areas at the Ethiopian, Kenyan and Somali borders.  


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…  


COVID-19 is an opportunity for innovation and increased solidarity in Africa

Jointly released by the African Union and UNDP, a new report examines the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on governance, peace and security in the Horn of Africa.  


Tunisia to host 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in 2022

The Republic of Tunisia will host the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) to be held in 2022.  


Engaging the private sector in a low carbon transition: Lessons from Morocco

As African countries transition to low-carbon development, the engagement of the private sector as a critical partner in the process becomes ever more important.  


Srengthening transparency of budget in African French-speaking countries

The UNDP Regional Platform for West and Central Africa through its Pôle project “Development strategies and public finances” participated in the regional workshop organized by the department of public…  


Climate change is pushing Africa to a tipping point, threatening economic and development gains

UNDP launches report at Poland climate talks calling on nations and world leaders to accelerate and mainstream climate actions across Africa to meet Paris Agreement targets  


Eradicate poverty by breaking the curse of Africa’s unsustainable debt

Rising debt amplifies investment risk, hampers economic diversification, and undermines investment in human capital.  


Enhancing cross-border coordination and cooperation in the Horn of Africa

The European Union and UNDP signed an agreement for a US$10 million, three-year project to address drivers of conflict and instability between Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.  


Winning hearts and minds in ungoverned spaces

The tragic spate of attacks in Western Europe, the Sahel, and most recently in Mogadishu, Somalia, have all targeted at the very heart of capital cities and densely populated urban centers.  

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