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Tech, Climate Change Creating New Inequalities, U.N. says

Tech, Climate Change Creating New Inequalities, U.N. says

A new generation of global inequalities fueled by climate change and technology could trigger violence and political instability if left unchecked, the United Nations warned on Monday. Climate change and technology rather than wealth and income are the modern-day wedges that are increasingly dividing the haves from the have-nots, said the United Nations Development Programme […]

Vodafone, UNDP To Empower 1,500 Ghanaian Women

Vodafone, UNDP To Empower 1,500 Ghanaian Women

Vodafone Ghana Foundation has partnered the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to empower 1,500 women in the informal sector with digital and financial skills in the Upper East Region. The project, dubbed ‘Bringing the Informal to the Formal’, will directly train the women, mostly found in the Agric-processing sector, in savings, food security, business improvement; […]

UNDP Host Investment Forum To Commemorate Africa Climate Week 2019

UNDP Host Investment Forum To Commemorate Africa Climate Week 2019

The Government of Ghana (GoG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are jointly hosting an investment forum as part of activities marking this year’s Africa Climate Week which takes place from March 18 to March 22. Stakeholders from international/ development organizations, government agencies―the Ministry of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation(MESTI), civil society organizations […]

Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

  Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNDP, UNICEF, UN Women and UNFPA, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and end violence against women and girls. To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign is calling […]

Medica Liberia, UNDP Conduct Gender Mainstreaming Refresher Workshop

Medica Liberia, UNDP Conduct Gender Mainstreaming Refresher Workshop

 In a bid to advance women’s human rights by ensuring gender is mainstreamed into Liberia’s ongoing security sector reform, medica Liberia (mL) in partnership with the government of Liberia with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) completed a two-day Gender Mainstreaming Refresher Workshop for Gender Focal Points and Advisors of various Gender Units […]

Uniting For Malaria, Fighting, Winning And Sensitizing

Uniting For Malaria, Fighting, Winning And Sensitizing

In 1998, WHO, the World Bank, UNDP and UNICEF created the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) with the goal of cutting in half the global burden of malaria by 2010. This initiative mobilized unprecedented joint action, advocacy and funding from a coalition of partners from academia, research institutes, corporations and international development organizations. Dr Kesete Admasu […]

Association Of Female Lawyers Of Liberia (AFELL) Mediates Over 500 Cases

Association Of Female Lawyers Of Liberia (AFELL)  Mediates Over 500 Cases

The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) said it has resolved 545 cases through mediation. The Association’s president Attorney Vivian D. Neal made the disclosure over the weekend in Bentol City, Montserrado County, at the start of a two-day retreat and mediation training of female lawyers, indicating that they achieved success in covering the […]

UNDP Trains Over 150 Displaced Persons On Entrepreneurship Skills In Northeast

UNDP Trains Over 150 Displaced Persons On Entrepreneurship Skills In Northeast

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Samuel Bwalya said over 150 displaced youths, women and men from the crises ridden northeast have received training in various entrepreneurship skills, competences and behaviours. Bwalya stated this at the just concluded training which was conducted in the three most affected States of Borno, Yobe and Yola […]

UNDP/FG To Train Nigerian Youths On Entrepreneurship

UNDP/FG To Train Nigerian Youths On Entrepreneurship

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Samuel Bwalya has disclosed that the Agency in collaboration with the Federal Government has embarked on training millions of Nigerians. Bwalya made this disclosure on Saturday in Maiduguri at the end of a six-day entrepreneurships training programme that the agency would trains millions of Nigerians in entrepreneurial skills […]

Norway Contributes To Support Of Women’s Situation Room – Liberia 2017

Norway Contributes To Support Of Women’s Situation Room – Liberia 2017

The government of Norway, through its Embassy in Accra and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will, on September 4, 2017, sign a contribution agreement of US$476,000 in support of the Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women’s Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace & Security Women’s Situation Room – Liberia 2017 to promote peace & […]

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