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UNDP in Djibouti

UNDP supports Djibouti since 1979 in his own solutions to development challenges and building capacities that will help them achieve Sustainable Development Goals. 

UNDP's mandate is to end poverty, build democratic governance, rule of law, and inclusive institutions. We advocate for change, and connect countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help people build a better life.

Building a better future!

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience to sustain development results in the three development settings:

  • Eradicate poverty in all its forms
  • Accelerating structural transformations
  • Building resilience to crises  

In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and promote the active participation of women.

Priorities Country Programme 2018-2024

UNDP's objectives in Djibouti are mainly derived from the Country Programme Action Plan (PAPP), and contributions to the strategic outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).

The main goal of the country programme is to accelerate achievement of the sustainable development goals. It tackles interconnected development, humanitarian and resilience challenges and seeks to reduce poverty, gender and geographic inequalities and exclusion. It fosters environmental sustainability and resilience through integrated strategies. It supports the most vulnerable and enhances national and subnational institutional capacities for inclusive growth, poverty reduction, prevention of violent extremism, and enhancement of social cohesion.

The country programme rotates around three interrelated programme pillars, which together can generate more catalytic, transformative, and systemic changes and help of Djibouti attain its sustainable development goals.

•         Strengthened Livelihood and access to basic health services

•         Environmental sustainability and climate resilience

•         Enabling and inclusive governance framework for sustainable development

UNDP Djibouti CP 2018-2024