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Public-Private Dialogue Making Finance Work for MSMEs towards recovery in the WAEMU region

On 30th November 2021, 8:00am – 11:00am (Eastern Standard Time) 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (West Africa Time), UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa (UNDP RBA) and the Arab Bank for Africa’s Economic Development…  

Futures Report 2021

As the world is developing strategies to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, UNDP and the AfCFTA Secretariat publish the 2021 Futures Report: "Which Value Chains for a Made in Africa Revolution".  

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.  

New UNDP-African Union podcast series connects young people with Africa’s thought leaders and influencers

The podcast series seeks to shed light on innovative youth-led solutions and how they can be harnessed towards achieving sustainable development in Africa  

Financing Africa’s post-COVID-19 development

WHAT? African Economic Conference 2021: “Financing Africa’s post-COVID-19 development.” The flagship annual economic high-level meeting organised by the United Nations Development Programme,  

UNDP and the African Electronic Trade Group partner to scale continent-wide digital capacities for women and youth in the AfCFTA

New York, 5 November – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the African Electronic Trade Group (AeTrade Group) sealed a new partnership to enhance MSMEs’ access to digital marketing and…  

(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.  

Women shea butter producers in Ghana urged to take advantage of AfCFTA to boost profitability

The Assistant United Nations Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ms Ahunna Eziakonwa, has encouraged women in the shea…  

Young people call for policies that are more conducive and inclusive for the prosperity of Africa

The discussions explored young people’s place in Africa’s recovery post COVID-19 as the drivers of the emerging socio-economic opportunities.  

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