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7 days in Maiduguri, Nigeria: A snippet from the Borno State capital

Maiduguri, the state capital of Borno State, has seen its share of conflict in the past, including suicide bomb attacks in crowded locations, in traffic jams and in and around IDP camps.  


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.  


UNDP and Partners Validate Extension of the Regional Stabilization Facility for the Lake Chad Basin

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Partners have today validated the extension of the Regional Stabilization Facility (RSF) in support of implementing the Regional Strategy for the…  


African Union's COVID-19 Recovery Coordination Mechanism

In July, with ongoing support from UNDP and other partners, the AU adopted a guidance on COVID-19 Recovery Coordination Mechanism for Africa, an initiative that will provide effective continental…  



Sweden Grants Exceptional Funding to UNDP for its DRC Programme

Sweden and UNDP announce a new multi-year partnership for the UNDP recovery and development program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which amounts to a record US $20 million for the first two…  


Civil-Military and Humanitarian Collaboration Dilemmas in the Lake Chad Basin – A UNDP Policy Paper

The UNDP Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad is pleased to introduce a new Policy Paper analysing civil-military and humanitarian coordination challenges in the Lake Chad Basin (LCB).…  


UNDP Virtual Trip to Madagascar with Norwegian Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein

On 26 May, the Norwegian Minister of International Development Mr. Dag-Inge Ulstein and his delegation took a zero emissions virtual trip across the globe to visit UNDP’s dedicated team on the ground…  


Interview with Adidjé Kerala, Head of a Stabilization Committee in conflict-affected Chad

We met Adidjé Kerala, the very first woman at the head of a Stabilization Committee in conflict-hit Chad. In a society where women's rights remain an arduous quest, she embodies progress and hope for…  


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.  

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