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Chad: Humanitarian response and long-term recovery must go hand in hand

Mark Lowcock and Achim Steiner, the United Nations’ top humanitarian and development officials, today wrapped up their first joint visit in Chad, calling for greater international attention to and…  


Media Advisory: UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock to visit Nigeria and Chad

Their mission aims to highlight and support joint humanitarian and development efforts in these countries.  


High-Level Conference in Berlin commits to comprehensive crisis response in the Lake Chad Region

The High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region concluded today with renewed commitments by participants to work together to address the multi-faceted crisis affecting the region.  


High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region

Opening Remarks at the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region  


Resilience for Sustainable Development in the Lake Chad Basin

The humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin is among the most severe in the world, with more than 10 million people in urgent need of life-saving assistance and protection. Yet, it is critical that…  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


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…  


Lake Chad Basin

Nine years into the conflict, the humanitarian emergency in the Lake Chad region is among the most severe in the world. The crisis is unfolding in a region already affected by severe underdevelopment,…  


UNDP and GSMA partner on mobile technology for global development goals

UNDP and the GSMA are joining forces to harness the power of mobile technology to accelerate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Also known as the Global Goals, the SDGs are a…  


Fighting malaria

13 million vulnerable people in some of the hardest to reach regions of Chad will soon be reached with insecticide treated bednets. As World Malaria Day 2017 approaches, UNDP and the Global Fund are…  

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