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Young African women leaders for sustainable development

20 young fellows from African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme have now started their one-year assignment with UNDP. We asked their impressions.  


Leverage new tech opportunities for SDGs achievement in Africa

Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Africa Director called on African countries to take advantage of the opportunities offered by digital technologies.  


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…  


UNDP and the African Union Commission join forces to empower young African women leaders for sustainable development

UNDP and AU join forces to implement an African Young Women Leaders (AYWL) Fellowship programme to develop the next generation of young African women leaders and experts.  


UNDP Accelerator Lab : Learning to innovate in order to act better

UNDP Accelerator Labs in Africa will answer complex questions so that collectively we can better understand the problems facing people, countries, and regions, and meet their expectations for growth…  


Remarks by Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, Regional Director At the Oxford Society for International Development’s Speaker Event

Remarks by Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, Regional Director At the Oxford Society for International Development’s Speaker Event on on “'Making international organisations work for Africa's development"14 June…  


Children of the same God

It is important to realize that disability is not equal to inability. Having a disability does not mean one is unable to have a good quality of life or participate in their society.  


Southern Development Solutions for the SDGS

SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION (SSC) plays an indispensable role in today’s development landscape. It represents a shared vision among the peoples and countries of the South that is shaped by close…  


What the global economic slowdown means for Africa

“The outlook for the global economy has darkened,” said The World Bank in its Global Economic Prospects, released in January.  


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