Currently, there are several ongoing development dialogue platforms at sectoral and thematic levels. To strengthen coordination and sharing of information, across sectors and geographical regions, UNDP hopes to offer a national platform for conceivable ideas that are inclusive and dynamic; making interventions more people-centered and impactful.
Over 1.8 million people from northeast Nigeria have been displaced as a consequence of the crisis. Award-winning photojournalist Malin Fezehai traveled to Lake Chad to document stories of resilience and the path towards stabilization
Delivery of people centered interventions that are driven by robust policies and strategies are critical to bridging the humanitarian - development gap. Recently, UNDP and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) facilitated a learning mission for State Governments officials from North-East Nigeria to Japan.
UNDP launched the national Human Development Report 2018 under the theme achieving human development in North-East Nigeria. This report recommends prevention as the penultimate weapon and countermeasure against conflict, violence and subsequently, humanitarian and development crisis.
The investment by UNDP towards the 2019 cohort, in excess of US$3.7 million, is made up of contributions from the regional office and selected UNDP country offices across the continent, including Nigeria.
The visits conducted in Logo, Guma, Kwande, Buruku and Agatu Local Government Areas were useful in gaining insights in the local conflict dynamics.
The revitalized partnership places the private sector at the centre-stage of the SDGs implementation process. Progress, or the lack of it, will hinge heavily on the extent of private sector engagement.

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