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Infographic: Women in Governance and Political Transitions in West Africa

The initiative is expected to complement ongoing efforts towards inclusive democratic governance and peaceful transitions in Mali, Cote d’Ivoire,…

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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…  


UNDP Virtual Trip to Madagascar with Norwegian Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein

On 26 May, the Norwegian Minister of International Development Mr. Dag-Inge Ulstein and his delegation took a zero emissions virtual trip across the globe to visit UNDP’s dedicated team on the ground…  


AFRI CONVERSE Shines Spotlight on Sustainable and Smart Cities in Africa

The third edition of AFRI CONVERSE 2021 kicked off with experts from Japan, Singapore, and Africa looking at progress, hurdles and investment opportunities to create cities that are both smart and…  


New platform calls on Japanese and African Development partners to track progress of Yokohama Plan of Actions

Co-organizers of TICAD call on stakeholders to register to new website that will monitor progress of the Yokohama Plan of Actions.  


Trade, not Aid: Changing the narrative about Africa's borderlands through innovation

With the launch of UNDP’s 2021 innovation challenge, Africa’s borderlands have the opportunity to write their own development narrative and shape that of others.  


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…  

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