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UNDP launches partnership to restore international travel and economic life with technology

Global Haven’s use of technology-driven trust-based networks to enable people around the world to return to normal activities such as travel, and social outings falls squarely within this vision.  


New guidance tools aim to improve engagement of young key populations in sexual and reproductive health policy making processes

UNDP, together with leading Southern African civil society organizations, released a set of national guidance tools aimed at improving the engagement of young key populations in the policy making…  


The story of the simple innovative and cost-effective handwashing stand

UNDP in Eritrea is working closely with the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers to put in place workplace safety measures that will protect lives and build back confidence for smooth takeoff…  


UNDP Africa releases a special online magazine highlighting 50 young Africans innovating against COVID-19

The UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa today released a special edition of an online magazine, showcasing how young Africans are resourcefully helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  


West African States Make Progress Towards Equitable Access to Health for Key Populations

According to the most recent data, HIV prevalence continues to be significantly higher among men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, people who use drugs and prisoners (or key…  


COVID-19 response newsletter

Learn about UNDP's Regional Bureau for Africa innovative COVID-19 responses across Sub-Saharan Africa  


After COVID-19, African women must get back to better jobs

Sectors in which women are twice as likely to work are the ones most impacted by new protocols on social distancing.  


Recognizing our collective humanity

In the first edition of the UNDP’s Hekima Series, Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka shared his thoughts on a range of transformational solutions for a new Africa. The central theme was a call to…  


Stopping yaws in its tracks

Mass treatment of endemic communities aims to break the chain of infection in Ghana  


Mauritius: Chasing COVID-19

With 334 cases and 322 recovered at the end of May, Mauritius appears to have effectively managed the current COVID-19 wave. Detection, tracking and control of sources of infection such as clusters…  

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