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Regional workshop to prevent violent extremism in the Lake Chad Basin holds in N’Djamena

The Multinational Joint Taskforce (MNJTF) and the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised an inception workshop to provide the…  


Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism Newsletter

An update of recent activities and upcoming events in the Regional Programme Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism Project in Africa.  


WANEP, ECOWAS and UNDP launch governance initiative to accelerate the women, peace and security agenda in the Sahel

The initiative will support the creation of women’s platforms to contribute to inclusive political transitions and dialogue processes in Mali, Niger, Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso.  


Key steps in building a social protection component for a Rapid Financing Facility proposal

The webinar is part of ongoing efforts to support the social protection components of Rapid Financing Facility (RFF) proposals.  


EU-UN cross border project open third field office in the Horn of Africa

The Dollo Ado office will cover the SECCCI project’s activities and impacts in Mandera-Gedo-Doolow-Dawa areas at the Ethiopian, Kenyan and Somali borders.  


13 October - Regenerating Central Sahel: Putting the Nexus to Action

In the lead-up to the Ministerial Roundtable on the Central Sahel on 20 October 2020, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations and UNDP are co-organizing a side-event to present and discuss…  


COVID-19 and Stabilisation

This first situational brief covers governance, exploring how COVID-19 could impact governance issues, especially human rights, democratic accountability and transparency, service delivery, and market…  


UNDP Africa releases a special online magazine highlighting 50 young Africans innovating against COVID-19

The UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa today released a special edition of an online magazine, showcasing how young Africans are resourcefully helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  


Violent extremism costs African countries $97 billion each year

A report from UNDP and the Institute for Economics and Peace looks at the economic costs of violent extremism in Africa and provides leads for a development approach in the current context of…  


COVID-19 is an opportunity for innovation and increased solidarity in Africa

Jointly released by the African Union and UNDP, a new report examines the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on governance, peace and security in the Horn of Africa.  

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