Leveraging the 2016 Africa Human Development Report on “Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa
Joint AfDB-AU-ECA-UNDP baseline report urges sustained commitment to reducing poverty and calls for upgrading the continent’s statistical capabilities to ensure and track future progress.
Deprivation and marginalization, underpinned by weak governance, are primary drivers according to a comprehensive new study by UNDP – the first of its kind.
UNDP is leveraging its own long-established presence, partnerships and expertise to contribute to preventing the threat of violent extremist expansion across Africa. In 2015, we developed a bold Africa-wide initiative, Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism in Africa: A Development Approach, which works with national governments and stakeholders, regional institutions, faithbased institutions, civil society and many others to augment PVE interventions while also striving to contribute new understanding and knowledge. Through this programme, we are supporting national and regional partners to develop new strategic
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Maendeleo Policy Forum
Maendeleo Policy Forum
A space for African leaders, international mediators and negotiators, researchers, policy makers, development practitioners and writers on African issues, to dialogue and debate on critical issues of development in Africa.