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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.  


Africa champions the data revolution for the continent’s development

This first dialogue, on Harnessing the Data Revolution for Africa’s Development, focused on Africa’s progress in harnessing data in the 4th Industrial Revolution  


REGIONAL BUREAU FOR AFRICA JULY DIGEST: Trade, Not Aid – A revitalized partnership towards integration for sustainable development in Africa

Through the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Africa is voting for trade as a means for implementing the SDGs. The COVID-19 pandemic has accentuated the urgency in keeping trade…  

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