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UNDP partners with Chatham House on policy series for COVID-19 recovery in Africa

The series provides careful analysis and evidence-based policy solutions towards recovery and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s Agenda 2063.  


(Closed) YouthConnekt Sahel Forum: Sahel Innovate Challenge

Are you a young leader driving transformation in the Sahel region? You could be one of 20 candidates selected to pitch your innovation at the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum in Dakar, Senegal.  


Women shea butter producers in Ghana urged to take advantage of AfCFTA to boost profitability

The Assistant United Nations Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ms Ahunna Eziakonwa, has encouraged women in the shea…  


YouthConnekt Sahel Forum: Registration Now Open

Attending the first-ever YouthConnekt Sahel Forum? Registration is now open. Join us from 18 - 20 November in Dakar, Senegal.  


UNDP and Japan sign a new digital project to strengthen health systems in Ghana

The “Project for Digital Solutions for Health, Nutrition and Medical Services” will adopt multi-stakeholder partnerships approach, mobilizing and sharing knowledge, expertise, technology, and…  


The Government of Sweden and UNDP sign agreement to promote socio-economic development and peacebuilding in Africa’s borderlands

With an estimated 270 million inhabitants, borderlands in Africa are a unique source of ingenuity, untapped opportunity and great resilience.  


Regulation as a Stimulus (RaaS) initiative launched by UNDP, Africa investor (Ai) and AfCFTA Secretariat, as a post pandemic recovery plan

At a high-level side event on the margins of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Africa Investor, and the United Nations Development…  


Ghana gears up for Africa’s largest Youth Summit: YouthConnekt Africa

The YouthConnekt Africa Summit will be on the theme: “Africa Beyond Aid: Positioning the Youth for the Post-Covid Economy and AfCFTA Opportunities.” It will be a hybrid event hosted by Ghana’s…  


UNDP and Partners Launch YouthConnekt Sahel to Foster the Socio-Economic Transformation of Sahelian Youth

The forum will position Sahelian youth as leaders of the region's development narrative in transforming the Sahel through local disruptions, innovations, and positive engagement.  

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