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UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

Achim Steiner, UNDP Head called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the UN to achieve SDGs.  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  


African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, report reveals

A new report and online platform on the the state of social assistance in Africa aim to become important reference material toward strengthening national social protection systems, and reducing…  


The State of Social Assistance in Africa report

More African governments than ever before are delivering social assistance to the poor. This report makes a case for strengthening the national architecture for social assistance in Africa, as a…  


Investing Africa’s Money for Africa’s Development

Africa can achieve its development objectives if the continent’s vast resources are effectively channeled for the benefit of all citizens.  


UNDP and the African Union Commission join forces to empower young African women leaders for sustainable development

UNDP and AU join forces to implement an African Young Women Leaders (AYWL) Fellowship programme to develop the next generation of young African women leaders and experts.  


Call for Papers - African Economic Conference 2019

AfDB, ECA and UNDP will hold the 2019 Africa Economic Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 2nd to 4th December 2019. Call for papers open.  


New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

The traditional concept of poverty is outdated, according to a new report released today by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)  


Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality In Africa

The Theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners,…  

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