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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…  


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…  


“Where there is life, there is hope”

After Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Cecília Chata Valentim, a young mother, and the seven children under her care received support from UNDP Recovery Facility sto restart a new life.  


Sahel Resilience Project

The initiative "Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development" addresses…  


The Sahel Resilience Project

The initiative "Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development" addresses…  


Youth Solutions Report 2020

This Fourth Edition of the Solutions Report is composed of a comprehensive analysis of the 50 solutions, showcasing the problems, solutions, and impacts addressed by 25 non-profits and 25 for-profit…  


African Economic Conference: Experts confident of finding solutions to COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 African Economic Conference ended on an upbeat note on Thursday as the continent’s leading researchers, economists and other experts called for a united approach to beating the COVID-19…  


New flagship report on the AfCFTA spotlights trade opportunities for women and youth in Africa

UNDP, in partnership with the AfCFTA Secretariat and the African Union (AU) Commission, today launched ‘The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth’. The launch event was organized…  


How cities can benefit from the ‘Collective Intelligence’ of their residents

Five cities in Africa are collaborating with the UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Development and the Governance Lab (The GovLab) at New York University to launch the…  


Engaging citizens and driving innovation in African cities

This World Cities Day, we are proud to announce our collaboration with five African cities to launch the 2020 Multi-City Challenge Africa public engagement initiative.  

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