UNDP at the 10th session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Our side events at the 10th session of the #ARFSD happening from 22 to 27 April 2024

April 20, 2024
Event Details

22 - 27 April 2024

United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) at ECA Headquarters

The tenth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD-10) is jointly organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and the United Nations system organisations.

The Forum is taking place at UNECA Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 23 to 25 April 2024, in a hybrid format, allowing online participation.

UNDP side events, from 22 to 27 April, include:

  • Regional Collaborative Platform for Africa Dialogue on carbon markets and development

    22 April: How to manage the political resistance and other internal gaps limiting the workings of the market instruments? How to boost market integrity, increase price for carbon, reduce market fragmentation? What will be the effects of Article 6 (6.2) on the extant voluntary carbon markets? What does Africa need to do to take advantage of, and benefit optimally from the market? Our dialogue on Carbon markets and development is taking place on 22 April, at UNECA, from 9:00 to 17:30 GMT+3 and online.

    Join here.

  • Africa launch of the 2023-2024 Human Development Report

    22 April: The Africa regional launch of the 2023/24 Human Development Report (HDR) titled 'Breaking the Gridlock: Reimagining cooperation in a polarized world' is taking place on 22 April 2024, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the sidelines of the 10th Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development. This follows the global launch of the report, on 13 March, 2024 and subsequent country-level launch events. The launch event is taking place at UNECA, from 17:30 to 19:00. Learn more.

    Register and join through this link.

  • Youth Consultative Forum

    26-27 April: The African Youth Consultative Forum on the United Nations (UN) Summit of the Future is a preparatory event aimed at galvanizing the participation of African youth in shaping the outcomes of the upcoming UN Summit of the Future.

  • SDG showcasing space

    Find us on the joint All UN booth at ECA and at the UNDP booth, with our flagship publications speaking to the Sustainable Development Goals, focus of the forum: SDG 1 (No poverty), SDG 2 (Zero hunger), SDG 13 (Climate action), SDG 16 (Peace, justice, and strong institutions), SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals)