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21 Jan 2010
UNDP, the UN peacekeeping mission and the legal fraternity in Chad are collaborating to fill the gap in judiciary professionals in the eastern part of the country, by training civil servants to perform the functions of magistrates.
11 Jan 2010
Geneva - The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced this week that it will for the first time join the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to support the annual Match Against Poverty.
05 Jan 2010
In the first forum of its kind, UNDP has brought together community, religious and military leaders in eastern Chad to define ways of promoting peaceful co-existence among conflict-affected communities in the region, and the sustainable integration of displaced people returning home after years of conflict.
22 Dec 2009
One million Burundians old enough to vote in May 2010 will receive a free national identity card.
17 Dec 2009
Situated in the north-west of Tanzania, the regions of Kigoma and Kagera are among the poorest and most marginalized areas in the country.
14 Dec 2009
“Tied to a tree and blindfolded, I listened to my sister sobbing and screaming while armed men raped her,” describes Sandra, a survivor of the armed conflicts that violently ravaged the Congolese population since the 1990s.
09 Dec 2009
For three years INGC, a government institution responsible for coordinating natural disaster response, has conducted training exercises to raise awareness, among ordinary Mozambicans, of aware of what to do in case a flood or a cyclone strikes.
30 Nov 2009
Katima Mulilo, Namibia – What causes people to have more than one sexual partner at a time?
18 Nov 2009
New York — The winning photographs of an eco-themed photo contest focused on Africa feature environmentalists planting trees in a water catchment area in Kenya, Moroccan women turning plastic bags into handbags as part of a fair trade project, and a Kenyan couple planting a tree on their wedding day.
13 Nov 2009
13 November - The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) began transporting provisional voters lists to polling stations across the country in preparation for the upcoming presidential election.
27 Oct 2009
The fourth general election in Mozambique will take place on Wednesday 28 October 2009.
23 Oct 2009
With the help of UNDP, in collaboration with the government, Nigeria is making great strides ahead in becoming green, thanks to a USD 13 million project that will phase out chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) from household equipment like refrigerators and air conditioners.
16 Oct 2009
A few years on, residents in disadvantaged areas of Libreville no longer look twice at the men and women wearing overalls, boots and protective masks as they push their wheelbarrows full of bin bags through the streets of the capital.
09 Oct 2009
Ouagadougou, 9 October - The Global Forum on Sustainable Development, to be held here from 9 to 11 October, will enable sub-Saharan Africa to continue to consolidate its views on climate change.
05 Oct 2009
Johannesburg/Dakar, 5 October 2009—Migration is a way for Africans to improve their lives, but most seeking to move, face significant barriers, particularly across borders, according to the 2009 Human Development Report launched today.
31 Aug 2009
About 1,200 conflict-affected women and girls in northern Niger are benefiting from an economic recovery assistance programme that will also promote cooperation among previously conflicting communities.
20 Jul 2009
Mozambique has made remarkable progress in the improvement of the lives of its citizens, according to a country report of African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) launched in the capital, Maputo, on July 16.
14 Jul 2009
Walungu/Kinshasa - About 125,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the South Kivu province of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo will benefit from a joint UN social and economic recovery programme over the next 18 months.
14 Jul 2009
Didier Drogba, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, is teaming up against poverty on a new UNDP advertisement to garner support for achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa.
19 Jun 2009
UNDP, in partnership with Olympus Corporation and the Agence France-Presse (AFP) Foundation, launched an Africa-based, eco-themed photo contest today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- "Everyday, Betty goes into the field to find mines. Everyday, no matter how hot the South Sudanese sun gets, she digs, working on her knees for hours, probing the earth inch by inch. Every mine she finds is one less waiting to injure or kill." On #ResilienceSunday, please watch a great @UNMAS short film by Marco Grob which follows Betty, a female deminer in South Sudan as she works: #https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agmClW6uAzo 2 hours ago
- There are about 590,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan. Jordanians in the host communities and refugees face growing pressure, competing for the same jobs, resources and public services. On #ResilienceSunday watch this 2.5 minutes video about creating more jobs for youth from both the Jordanian-host communities and from the refugee communities. Photo: Salah Malkawi/UNDP 6 hours ago
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