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Peer learning and cross-regional dialogues create opportunities for entrepreneurs in the One African Market

High-level panellists at the opening ceremony were unanimous on the relevance of the capacity building programme, which is essential to respond to a global economy that is increasingly open, dynamic…  


Transforming the world with digital tech and innovation

At the SDGs Global Festival of Action session from Japan, panelists pointed to the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrency, virtual reality, and the…  


Africa’s women traders are poised to transform economies through intra-African trade

The workshop series kicked off today in Accra, Ghana, the headquarters of the AfCFTA Secretariat, and brings together 20 women traders from the 5 English-speaking member states of the ECOWAS region.  


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.  



UNDP Director for Africa and Government launch new 5-year plan for Eswatini development

Mbabane, March 25, 2021 – The UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA), Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, today launched the…  


Next-generation Regional Collaborative Platform meeting kicks off for first time with regional UN entities in Africa

Africa’s regional know-how, assets and policy expertise will be more systematically channeled to the Resident Coordinators and United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) across the continent as they help…  


Japan and UNDP partner to support Small and Medium Enterprises in Mali and Ethiopia

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented global health, economic and financial repercussions. Among its myriad adverse effects, the pandemic is also characterised by a sharp slowdown in…  


Youth Solutions Report 2020

This Fourth Edition of the Solutions Report is composed of a comprehensive analysis of the 50 solutions, showcasing the problems, solutions, and impacts addressed by 25 non-profits and 25 for-profit…  


African Economic Conference: Experts confident of finding solutions to COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 African Economic Conference ended on an upbeat note on Thursday as the continent’s leading researchers, economists and other experts called for a united approach to beating the COVID-19…  

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