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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…  


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.  


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…  



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…  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

The Facility is anchored in the Regional Stabilization Strategy (RSS) for Lake Chad, a ground-breaking initiative led by the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and adopted by its Member States in…  


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'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.  


Nigeria examines 2019 elections, discusses enhanced women participation in future polls

UNDP Nigeria, together with UN Women, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and leading Nigerian Women Civil Society Organizations recently organized the National Conference on Women…  

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