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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…  

UNDP provides startup grants for displaced families

Through the Integrated Community Recovery and Resilience Programme in Borno State, funded by the European Union, UNDP and its partners including state government, implemented various initiatives in a…  

Reviving Livelihoods through village savings and loans association

Using an integrated approach for immediate community stabilization and early recovery in North East Nigeria, UNDP with funds from EU, are stabilizing local communities devastated by the insurgency.  

Children return to school amid improved learning facilities

UNDP, through the Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad is responding to the education crisis in the northeast by providing access to quality education within a safe learning environment,…  

UNDP launches vocational training programmes for women and youth in Adamawa State

UNDP, in partnership with Adamawa State Government and funding support from the Government of Japan, has launched vocational training in Yola to support women and youth with the necessary skills and…  

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