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Government of Japan contributes $5.7 million towards the UNDP social stability and security of conflict affected communities in North-East and Middle Belt of Nigeria Project

The Government of Japan has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria with a contribution of $5.7 m (equivalent to N2.2 billion) towards the ‘Support for Social…  


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…  


Sports for social cohesion and sustainable peace

UNDP under the Support to Reconciliation and Reintegration Project funded by European Union initiated a community led Peace through Sports Engagement in locations hit hardest by the insurgency.  


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…  


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…  


ECOWAS Receives Vital Medical Supplies from UNDP for Second Wave of the COVID-19 Response

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) received a shipment of COVID-19 test kits and other medical supplies procured by the United Nations Develo-pment Programme (UNDP) on the 24th of…  


United Nations Development Programme Nigeria launches SDG Investor Maps Initiative to empower investors with data and insights to accelerate achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

The SDG Investor Maps is a digital tool that will provide market intelligence on investment opportunities and related impact data to identify and increase SDG-aligned actionable investments in…  


UNDP and Federal Capital Territory Authority launches Unconditional Cash Transfer Project targeting over 18,000 vulnerable households, MSMEs and informal businesses

With a total contribution of N 264,499,200 million (equivalent to US $694,679.43), the project implemented seeks to alleviate the socio-economic impact of the pandemic on beneficiaries and strengthen…  


Make Kano better! How do you think we can tackle waste management and build urban resilience in slums and informal settlements?

Kano is facing significant challenges – from building urban resilience in slums and informal settlements to reducing waste generation and improving waste management. There is a source of knowledge…  

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