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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.  


(Closed) YouthConnekt Sahel Forum: Sahel Innovate Challenge

Are you a young leader driving transformation in the Sahel region? You could be one of 20 candidates selected to pitch your innovation at the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum in Dakar, Senegal.  


AFRI CONVERSE 2021#6 Positioning Africa for A Decade of Shared Prosperity: Toward 2030/2063

Prior to the pandemic, the African continent was making steady progress in terms of consistent economic growth, improved governance; increased investments in social  


The Government of Sweden and UNDP sign agreement to promote socio-economic development and peacebuilding in Africa’s borderlands

With an estimated 270 million inhabitants, borderlands in Africa are a unique source of ingenuity, untapped opportunity and great resilience.  


Lake Chad Basin governors convene in Yaoundé for dialogue on regional cooperation and stabilization

The two-day forum aims to assess and analyze the political, civil, security and humanitarian situation in the Lake Chad Basin (LCB)  


[Closed] Call for Applications: 2nd Cohort of the AfYWL Fellowship Programme

UNDP is searching for 25 young African women to join the second cohort of the African Young Women Leaders (AfYWL) Fellowship Programme.  



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…  


10th ECOSOC Youth Forum: Crafting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship for youth in Africa

On the occasion of the Africa breakout session, the forum addressed challenges and opportunities related to the culture of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship among African youth to build…  


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…  

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