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African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, report reveals

A new report and online platform on the the state of social assistance in Africa aim to become important reference material toward strengthening national social protection systems, and reducing…  


Government of Germany signed agreement with UNDP, commits over ten million euros towards the stabilization of Lake Chad Basin

The Government of Germany has committed €10,100,000.00 towards strengthening stabilization interventions in targeted communities affected by the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad…  


Let’s focus on the opportunities in the Sahel to help address the challenges - Says UNDP Regional Director for Africa

Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Africa Director noted that the crisis in the Sahel region can be effectively tackled if focus is put on the region’s opportunities.  


Med Safety App for reporting side effects of medicines and other health products in Ghana

The Med Safety Mobile App is designed to encourage reporting of harmful and unexpected side effects of health products in Ghana.  


UNDP Resident Representatives without borders: collaborating to stabilize Lake Chad Basin

UNDP Resident Representatives in the Lake Chad Basin are collaborating to stabilize the region.  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

The Facility will be implemented with a planned budget of $100 million for the first phase across the four countries, which have expressed their continued strong commitment to leading necessary…  


African countries urged to involve youth in tackling threats of violence and radicalisation

UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa is urging African countries to involve young people as crucial allies in peacebuilding by engaging them as partners…  


2nd Lake Chad Basin Governors Forum in Niamey to assess cooperation and firm up plans for the region’s stabilization

The Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum for Regional Cooperation on Stabilization, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development will hold its second gathering in Niamey, Niger, from 16 to 18 July 2019.  


Judges and legal experts from 22 countries meet for the Sixth Africa Regional Judges Forum to discuss HIV, TB and human rights

Over 30 judges and magistrates from Africa and around the world gathered last week in Johannesburg for the annual Africa Regional Judges Forum to discuss the progress, challenges and latest…  


AU and UNDP Support Sao Tome & Principe to ratify and deposit AU Treaties

AU and UNDP Support Sao Tome & Principe to ratify and deposit seven AU Treaties  

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