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African Union's COVID-19 Recovery Coordination Mechanism

The African Union has established in July 2021 a COVID-19 Recovery Coordination Mechanism for Africa, with ongoing support by UNDP, FAO, WHO, AfDB and a group of experts that will provide the African…  


African Regional Judges’ Forum highlights impact of COVID-19 on the rights of marginalized and vulnerable populations

The discussion focused particularly on the intersection of COVID-19 and the rights of LGBTI populations.  


‘Homegrown’ Solutions Can Bolster Africa’s COVID-19 Response

The fourth AFRI Converse dialogue this year looked at Africa’s ingenuity, productivity and capacity to mitigate the pandemic, as well as determine how we can support such opportunities in building a…  


The Government of Angola and UNDP launch a USD 103.2 million grant with support from Global Fund to help fight HIV, Malaria, Tuberculosis and COVID-19 pandemic

The Angolan Government, through the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), launched today the new Global Fund Grant for 2021 2024. The investment of USD103.2 million in…  


COVID-19 Response in the Sahel Region

The Sahel Resilience Project re-programmed activities to respond to COVID-19 pandemic at the regional level and in the seven project countries in June 2020. Total resource envelope is $1,442,000 US…  


UNDP facilitates Japanese investments in South Africa to meet the SDGs

Sharpening investments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South Africa was the focus of the SDG Investor Map Seminar organized for the private sector in Japan.  


How special drawing rights could help Africa recover from COVID-19

Using SDRs to increase reserves for African countries is not just a financial or macroeconomic issue, it is fundamentally about giving African countries a helping hand for rapid, equitable, and…  


Through the pandemic and beyond: New report reveals regional partnerships are key to COVID-19 recovery in Africa

UNDP partnered with Africa CDC, the AUC as well as other partners in the implementation of the continental strategy against COVID-19 on all fronts.  



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…  

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