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Development dialogue series for Nigeria launched as an initiative geared towards inclusive public engagement

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the development dialogue series for Nigeria aimed supporting conversations that can constructively inform policy options, strengthen national…  


Officials from North-East Nigeria learn from Japan’s recovery experience

Delivery of people centered interventions that are driven by robust policies and strategies are critical to bridging the humanitarian - development gaps. Recently, UNDP and Japan International…  


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,…  


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…  




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)…  

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