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Srengthening transparency of budget in African French-speaking countries

The UNDP Regional Platform for West and Central Africa through its Pôle project “Development strategies and public finances” participated in the…

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Recognizing our collective humanity

In the first edition of the UNDP’s Hekima Series, Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka shared his thoughts on a range of transformational solutions for a new Africa. The central theme was a call to…  


UNDP and Government of Rwanda Deploy Smart Anti- Epidemic Robots to Fight Against COVID-19!

The initiative, a first for UNDP, is a risk mitigation measure to support the national COVID-19 response efforts.  


Madagascar processes COVID-19 testing material and medical waste safely for people and for planet

COVID-19 testing kits and medical waste are sterilized safely thanks to a UNDP-GEF project launched in 2016 in the country.  


Transitioning to a circular economy with a multi-stakeholder platform in Ghana

We cannot continue with business as usual - a circular economy approach can help, in fact it is critical!  


European Union ramps up support to Africa Adaptation Initiative with EUR 1 million grant

The EU to fund the Africa Adaptation Initiative as the AAI scales-up its support for climate change adaptation across the continent.  


Digital guide to help African countries fast-track SDGs, Paris Agreement and AU’s Agenda 2063 implementation

Three leading development partners have presented a digital application at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid to help African countries grapple with the simultaneous implementation of key global…  

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