UNDP Africa Senior Managers Begin Annual Meeting in Malabo
UNDP Africa Senior Managers Begin Annual Meeting in Malabo

UNDP Africa Regional Managers began their Annual Cluster Meeting in Malabo, following a two day retreat of the Regional Bureau's Senior Economists in the same city. Placed under the theme "Implementing the SDGs within the Framework of the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063", the meeting will focus on UNDP’s strategic repositining in a context of dwindling development assistance and of economic slowdown.

Glimmers of hope in the eastern Congo
Glimmers of hope in the eastern Congo

Survivors of sexual violence find support through the Tupinge Ubakaji programme.

Access to micro-financing can make a difference in terms of stimulating employment and the economy
Banking on community

One of the biggest obstacles to improving the living conditions of the Congolese people is access to financial services. Nearly 55 percent of the population is classed as “financially excluded”, and potential borrowers are often unable to provide the guarantees required to receive credit.

Promoting volunteerism for community development
Promoting volunteerism for community development

Five UN Volunteers are initiating volunteering projects ranging from literacy promotion to income-generating activities in partnership with local associations and NGOs in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Innovation fund
Innovation fund: sport, English and knowledge sharing to improve UNDP’s performance

UNDP DRC all staff members were invited to submit their innovative ideas aimed at improving their performance and strengthen team cohesion...

Development through women
Africa: Smart measures required to weather commodity boom-bust cycles

– Governments in Africa should put into place fiscal rules, sovereign wealth funds and other mechanisms to buffer their economies from the commodities roller-coaster, according to a new report issued here by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Japanese ambassador and the UN agencies
Reintegrating former child soldiers

Japan signs USD 4 Million grant agreement to strengthen communities involved in the reintegration of children formerly associated with armed groups and vulnerable children

An underage victim listened to by the police
The fight against sexual violence in Eastern DRC: support for victims now effective

The joint program ‘Tupinge Ubakaji’ has been fighting against sexual violence in Eastern DRC since 2013, with financial support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

A woman smiling in front of a line of hung laundry
The Acacias Changed My Life

Under the UNDP’s Programme protection de l’environnement et du volet de lutte contre le changement climatique, the purpose of this project is to take action for the preservation of the environment. This includes projects related to biodiversity and the fight against the effects of global warming, water pollution, the decline and degradation of land, and the reduction of the ozone layer.