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West African States Make Progress Towards Equitable Access to Health for Key Populations

According to the most recent data, HIV prevalence continues to be significantly higher among men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, people who use drugs and prisoners (or key…  


Call for Papers - African Economic Conference 2020

The 2020 African Economic Conference (AEC), jointly organized by African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa and the United Nations Development Programme, will be held in Addis Ababa,…  


Investing in social services and climate actions to prepare better for pandemics

Investment in social services and climate actions will help us better prepare for pandemics.  


Why I Still Maintain Hope: Women, Generation Equality and the Decade of Action

Role models in international organizations create a generation of young women and girls that can now realistically dream about leadership  


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.  

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