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  • Official launch of the Police Capacity Building Project in Kasapa (Katanga) May 10, 2014

    The fifth phase of the project to strengthen the professional and operational capacity of the Congolese National Police was officially launched this Wednesday, October 16 in Kasapa in the province of Katanga. This step coincides with the opening of the Kasapa Training School in the same province.

  • Establishment of the first Peace Court in Shabunda (South Kivu) May 9, 2014

    Bukavu, 17 september 2013- It is the first time that a Peace Court is established in Shabunda (South Kivu) in order to allow locals easier access to justice. This court is also one of the essential tools when it comes to restoring the State Authority throughout the territory.

  • Speech by Mr. Adama Coulibaly, UNDP country director at the launch of the inauguration of the Kasapa Police Academy Apr 10, 2014

    It is a great honor for me to speak at the inauguration of the Kasapa’s Police academy which officially launches the fifth phase of the project consisting of strengthening both the professional and operational capabilities of the Congolese National Police since its inception in 2009.

  • The UNDP helps protect the environment by recycling paper and cardboard Apr 6, 2014

    The aim of the UNDP DRC's "Greening the Blue" program is to decrease carbon emissions and reduce environmental pollution, mainly through recycling the paper and cardboard used in their offices. Under this new initiative, UNDP staff are made aware of environmental issues, which enables them to have a hand in improving the city of Kinshasa.

  • Speech-- Workshop on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Mar 8, 2014

    As you know, promote access for all to a form of sustainable energy is a key element in the search for solutions to achieve sustainable human development at a global level

  • Orientale Province wants to regain its position as a reference socio-economic development centre Jan 11, 2014

    Orientale Province is organising its first Roundtable of donors and private and public investors. With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and in collaboration with UNICEF and a large number of partners, the provincial government plans to transform the province into a sustainable human development center ensuring sustained, high inclusive growth for the country.

  • Natural resources and innovation among the greatest strengths of Africa December 9 2013 Dec 9, 2013

    La réunion annuelle du PNUD en Afrique ayant pris fin mercredi dernier, les délégués ont appelé les dirigeants africains à redoubler d’efforts pour atteindre les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD). Ces derniers doivent également créer des économies et des sociétés capables d’assurer la sécurité et la création d’opportunités pour tous, ont-ils souligné.

  • Violence against women is unacceptable and can be avoided Nov 25, 2013

    New York, 25 November 2013- Every year at least two million women and girls are victims of human trafficking for prostitution, slavery and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience one form or another of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) calls for renewed efforts to put an end to violence against women.

  • “UN Cares: Towards an AIDS-free generation” Nov 23, 2013

    Kinshasa, Saturday 23 November 2013: Approximately 300 United Nations staff members and their families participated in a meeting organized by UN Cares at the Cercle français, where they were provided the latest updates on HIV/AIDS response and scientific developments, received Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) and committed to fight stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV (PLWH) in the workplace, and by extension, in their communities. Also on the agenda: play, games, quiz, music and kids activities.

  • Photos are worth more than a long speech! Nov 8, 2013

    From November 2-10, 2013, the field office of the United Nations Development Programme in Goma organized a photo exhibit to present activities that it performs throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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