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UNDP and European Investment Bank identify effective digital response to COVID-19 in Africa

EIB, UNDP and BearingPoint have analysed the impact of COVID-19 with policy makers and business leaders across Africa and identified digital solutions that can be shared to strengthen resilience and…  


Why the AfCFTA must remain a top priority

COVID 19 presses more urgency on the need to fast track the start of trading of the AfCFTA  


UNDP and Government of Rwanda Deploy Smart Anti- Epidemic Robots to Fight Against COVID-19!

The initiative, a first for UNDP, is a risk mitigation measure to support the national COVID-19 response efforts.  


Can COVID-19 be that change that tips the scales towards transformation in Africa?

Supportive infrastructure is a necessity in order to survive and thrive in the new normal  


In South Africa, online rewards power safe, healthy actions in the fight against COVID-19

The joint UNDP-UNICEF Big Think Challenge rewards ground-breaking innovations in support of the Global Sustainable Goals.  


A small island makes a big strategic bet

The transition to a low carbon transportation helps Mauritius enhance its energy security, while also reducing carbon emissions.  


Youth: Unlocking Africa’s bright future by unleashing youthful creativity and dynamism

A new narrative about Africa’s youth is unveiling. They are not troublemakers, they are Africa’s long-awaited positive disrupters.  


Can investing in Africa’s tech generation change the future of development?

Africa needs to step up its engagement and forge strong and new kinds of partnerships especially with the private sector and philanthropic institutions to accelerate investments in strategic areas.  


UNDP to promote dynamic partnerships at TICAD7 to advance sustainable development in Africa

UNDP will engage multi-stakeholders in different dialogues at TICAD7 from 28th–30th August 2019 in Yokohama, Japan, to push for stronger international partnerships to promote trade and business…  


Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality In Africa

The Theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners,…  

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