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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…  


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.  


UNDP to promote dynamic partnerships at TICAD7 to advance sustainable development in Africa

New York, August 2019 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will engage multi-stakeholders in different dialogues at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7)…  


UNDP Nigeria Newsletter May_July 2019

Our newsletter captures activities that UNDP Nigeria Country Office undertakes, engages in and facilitates. This product is developed and shared in order to keep our partners and general public…  


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.  

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