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New flagship report on the AfCFTA spotlights trade opportunities for women and youth in Africa

UNDP, in partnership with the AfCFTA Secretariat and the African Union (AU) Commission, today launched ‘The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for…

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EU and UNDP launch two-year project to address urgent adaptation financing gaps in Africa

The EU-financed project will be implemented by UNDP, in partnership with the Africa Adaptation Initiative and the African Union Commission, to enhance knowledge and evidence to scale-up climate change…  


UNDP, Ministry of Higher Education join forces to accelerate the role of higher education institutions as key drivers for achieving the SDGs in Zambia

The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Higher Education and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have joined forces today, signing a five-year Memorandum of Understanding…  


Launching of the Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Change in Africa (IBFCCA) Programme: A SIDA-funded initiative

The programme seeks to encourage institutional change, strong leadership and buy-in across government and amongst state and non-state accountability actors.  


African Economic Conference: Experts confident of finding solutions to COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 African Economic Conference ended on an upbeat note on Thursday as the continent’s leading researchers, economists and other experts called for a united approach to beating the COVID-19…  


EU and UNDP visit post-cyclone resilient recovery activities in central Mozambique Sofala

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out a mission to Sofala Province from 7 to 9 December, led by the EU Head of Cooperation in Mozambique, Ms. Isabel…  


New flagship report on the AfCFTA spotlights trade opportunities for women and youth in Africa

UNDP, in partnership with the AfCFTA Secretariat and the African Union (AU) Commission, today launched ‘The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth’. The launch event was organized…  

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