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Germany and UNDP join forces for Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin region

Germany and UNDP supports efforts of countries in the Lake Chad Basin as they work across the humanitarian-development nexus, further sustainable recovery efforts, ensure the return of internally…  


Journey of young Africans into violent extremism marked by poverty and deprivation

Deprivation and marginalization, underpinned by weak governance, are primary forces driving young Africans into violent extremism, according to a comprehensive new study by UNDP – the first study of…  


Journey to extremism in Africa

Based on hundreds of interviews with extremists, first-of-its-kind study pinpoints key factors triggering decisions to join violent extremist groups in Africa.  



Cameroon: Helen Clark Vows UNDP Support For Internally Displaced People

Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), visited Cameroon on 29-30 August 2016. She arrived in the country in a context where the number of displaced persons and…  


UN: Escalation of violence is holding back development in Central Africa

Continued violence in the Central African Republic, combined with the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries may delay development for years to come.  


In Cameroon, UNDP Africa Chief calls on development partners to redouble their efforts on development goals

Although it is the sixth largest economy in Africa, and has abundant natural resources, Cameroon remains off track to meet most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), even though progress has…  


UNDP promotes South-South Tourism in Cameroon, with focus on Chinese visitors

A UNDP global programme based in Shanghai this week facilitated a forum to promote the development of the tourism sector in Cameroon, as a way to promote economic development in that country and the…  


#GivingTuesday for Ebola awareness

#GivingTuesday, the global day dedicated to giving back, is taking place today for the third time. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is joining the celebration of volunteering for the…  


A brutal murder recalls the need for laws that protect LGBTI people | Mandeep Dhaliwal

Despite the strides in HIV prevention and treatment responses, the brutal murder of a prominent AIDS activist in Cameroon serves as stark reminder of the work that still lies ahead.  

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