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MPI - More Nigerians are multidimensionally poor than a decade before 2017

New data demonstrate more clearly than ever that labeling countries - or even households - as rich and poor is an oversimplification.  


UNDP trains vigilantes and Civilian Joint Task Force members in human rights and leadership

Over 500 former fighters participated in this training that was conducted to provide a basic level of civic understanding and build capacity in critical skills that will allow members of CJTF and…  


UNDP to empower 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa through the Tony Elumelu Foundation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development network of the United Nations, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to…  


UNDP's training programmes for Boko Haram conflict victims yielding positive results

This year, UNDP has trained over 1200 youths and women - enhancing the resilience capacity of vulnerable young men and women and improving the socioeconomic status of their families and communities.  


Spotlight Initiative – UNDP, others engage States on ending violence against women and girls

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) in Nigeria recently concluded a series of inception workshops on the Spotlight Initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women…  


UNDP facilitates dialogue to mitigate herdsmen-farmers crisis in Nigeria

As part of efforts aimed at ending the herdsmen-farmers crisis in the middle-belt in Nigeria, the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) has been visiting the country ...  


Nigeria participates in innovation think tank meeting for Africa

The meeting in Dakar is part of UNDP’s initiative intended to create a learning network among country teams and to test new ways of working to address social and environmental challenges.  


UNDP Nigeria Newsletter Jan-Apr 2019

Our newsletter captures activities that UNDP Nigeria Country Office undertakes, engages in and facilitates. Please feel free to share the newsletter within your network and give feedback using details…  


Over 3,400 certified from UNDP and Lagos State Employability Support Project

Since inception, over 1,100 trainees have been recruited by different companies are now in gainful employment. Close to 500 have opted to start their own businesses and are now employing others.  


Nigeria participates in EU-UNDP Conference on Lake Chad Basin Stabilization

UNDP and partners are working towards developing a programme that will support national interventions for immediate stabilisation, in line with UNDP global practice, while also supporting the Lake…  

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