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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…  


Let’s focus on the opportunities in the Sahel to help address the challenges - Says UNDP Regional Director for Africa

Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Africa Director noted that the crisis in the Sahel region can be effectively tackled if focus is put on the region’s opportunities.  


UNDP Resident Representatives without borders: collaborating to stabilize Lake Chad Basin

UNDP Resident Representatives in the Lake Chad Basin are collaborating to stabilize the region.  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

The Facility will be implemented with a planned budget of $100 million for the first phase across the four countries, which have expressed their continued strong commitment to leading necessary…  


African countries urged to involve youth in tackling threats of violence and radicalisation

UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa is urging African countries to involve young people as crucial allies in peacebuilding by engaging them as partners…  


2nd Lake Chad Basin Governors Forum in Niamey to assess cooperation and firm up plans for the region’s stabilization

The Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum for Regional Cooperation on Stabilization, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development will hold its second gathering in Niamey, Niger, from 16 to 18 July 2019.  


AU and UNDP Support Sao Tome & Principe to ratify and deposit AU Treaties

AU and UNDP Support Sao Tome & Principe to ratify and deposit seven AU Treaties  


AU Permanent Representatives urged to accelerate ratification and domestication of AU Treaties

To tackle the low ratification of the African Union Commission (AUC) Treaties, the AUC Office of the Legal Counsel (OLC) & UNDP have developed a joint regional project targeting six inclusive Treaties…  

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