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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in building community resilience

Victims of insurgency are often forced to flee their homes, where many are separated from their families and communities. During insurgency driven conflict, loss of life, abduction, the threat of…  


Women in leadership on the frontlines of COVID-19

They are healthcare workers and innovators. They are nurses, doctors and caregivers administering vaccines and performing clinical testing. Regardless of their role in the COVID-19 response, they are…  


COVID-19: Ending violence against women and girls

In a targeted effort to empower women and girls and eliminate GBV, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, provides livelihood support and…  


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,…  


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…  


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…  


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…  


UNDP supports 2019 election activities across the Federation

During the 2019 electoral cycle, UNDP took a partnership approach, working closely with several CSOs and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensuring that the elections were…  


UNDP invests $3.7m towards entrepreneurship development in Africa

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…  


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