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Promoting biodiversity resources in Ethiopia

Untapped genetic resources and traditional knowledge could create job opportunities and sources of foreign exchange for the country, paving the way to achieving the SDGs  


Youth: Unlocking Africa’s bright future by unleashing youthful creativity and dynamism

A new narrative about Africa’s youth is unveiling. They are not troublemakers, they are Africa’s long-awaited positive disrupters.  


2019 African Economic Conference: Work as one and listen to the youth to create jobs for Africa’s next generation, delegates urge policymakers

Africa must work as one to turn the continent’s ‘youth bulge’ into opportunities, delegates at the closing of the 2019 African Economic Conference said.  


2019 African Economic Conference: A clarion call for bolder action to tackle Africa’s youth jobs crisis

2019 African Economic Conference (AEC) opened with a call on African policymakers to take bold steps to tackle red-tape and high startup costs to create decent and well-paying jobs for the continent’s…  


UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

Achim Steiner, UNDP Head called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the UN to achieve SDGs.  


Africa challenged to redefine its development agenda beyond aid

High-Level Dialogue explores how Africa can optimize the use of its resources, creativity and innovation to finance the continent's development agenda and ambition effectively  


African Influencers and Business Champions to dialogue on unlocking the continent’s resources for Africa’s prosperity

African influencers will convene in Accra, Ghana, on 7 November 2019 at a high-level dialogue to explore how the continent can leverage its own resources for development.  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  


UNDP advocates for quality education for all

The International Summit of Colleges, Universities, and Ministers of Education, held at the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly advocated for the advancement of quality education.  

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