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UNDP Scaling Fences : Voices of irregular African migrants to Europe

Scaling Fences’ focus is on those migrants who travelled for development-related reasons — whose primary motivation, in their own words, was not humanitarian or protection-related in nature.  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Irregular migrants who made the fraught journey from Africa to Europe would do so again despite knowing the dangers of the trip. Some 93 per cent of almost 2,000 irregular migrants surveyed…  


The State of Social Assistance in Africa Report 2019

The State of Social Assistance in Africa report examines processes and trends in social assistance: the origins and evolution of social assistance over time; the introduction of social protection…  


African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, report reveals

The findings demonstrate that state-provided social assistance like cash, food transfers, and public works programmes are becoming an important policy instrument to address poverty and vulnerability,…  


Nigeria's Integrated Sustainable Development Goals (iSDG) model Report

The iSDG-Nigeria model is a policy simulation tool for use in aligning our national development strategies and programmes with the SDGs. The core objective of this is to enhance the achievement of the…  


Powerful coalition of African influencers to drive the continent’s development agenda, launched at UN General Assembly

A powerful coalition of current and future African leaders in business, academia & the arts have come on one big platform to help Africa steer its own development agenda.  


Government of Germany signed agreement with UNDP, commits over ten million euros towards the stabilization of Lake Chad Basin

The Government of Germany has committed €10,100,000.00 towards strengthening stabilization interventions in targeted communities affected by the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad…  


Mohamed Yahya formally assumes duty as UNDP Resident Representative in Nigeria

UNDP's newly appointed Resident Representative, Mohamed Yahya, formally commenced his duties in Nigeria. My Yahya will be UNDP’s first Resident Representative following the UN reforms that resulted in…  



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