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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.  


The role of extractives in Africa’s inclusive green and resilient recovery

As is the case for Africa, industrialization, increased urbanization, and population growth are driving a sustained demand for minerals, metals and coal globally. According to the UN, the number of…  


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…  


Lake Chad Basin and Stabilization in the Post-Shekau Era

ISWAP, noticing the vacuum created by the death of Shekau, seized the opportunity to move in and present itself as the most prominent violent extremist group in the region, and has deepened its…  


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.  


UNDP and SEforALL Team Up Towards Affordable Energy for All in the Sahel

UNDP and SEforALL announce a new partnership to unlock public and private investments towards affordable and sustainable energy access for all in the Sahel.  

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