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PRESS RELEASE: Maximizing Tourism’s Contribution to Africa’s COVID-19 Recovery

Turning the disruption in tourism into new opportunities for improved competitiveness is essential for Africa’s recovery from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was the key…  


Media Advisory: High-Level event “Boosting Africa’s Transformative Power of Tourism”, 21 June 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. EDT

High-Level event “Boosting Africa’s Transformative Power of Tourism” - Harnessing Technology & Innovation, Youth & Women Entrepreneurship Follow-up Event to the Africa Dialogue Series 2021, building…  


AFRI CONVERSE Shines Spotlight on Sustainable and Smart Cities in Africa

The third edition of AFRI CONVERSE 2021 kicked off with experts from Japan, Singapore, and Africa looking at progress, hurdles and investment opportunities to create cities that are both smart and…  


New platform calls on Japanese and African Development partners to track progress of Yokohama Plan of Actions

Co-organizers of TICAD call on stakeholders to register to new website that will monitor progress of the Yokohama Plan of Actions.  


The Africa Borderlands Centre Launches a "Trade for Peace" project in the Liptako-Gourma Region

Fatoumata Togo lives in Koro, a town on Malian side of the border with Burkina Faso. She runs a small restaurant where her meals cater to community members and traders from neighboring Thiou town in…  


Cross-border trade as driver of peace in the Liptako-Gourma region

UNDP Africa Borderlands Centre launches its ‘Trade for Peace’ regional project to strengthen peacebuilding and social cohesion in the border regions of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger.  


Transforming the world with digital tech and innovation

At the SDGs Global Festival of Action session from Japan, panelists pointed to the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrency, virtual reality, and the…  


Bringing change through local actions!

Officials, private sector and development actors participating to the SDGs Global Festival of Action from Japan held on 25-26 March 2021, agreed that achieving the 17 SDGs requires combined efforts…  


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.  


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