UNDP: Obiukwu speaks on insecurity, unemployment, corruption
Concerned by the spate of unemployment, corruption and insecurity in the country, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) raised a conversion with young Nigerians about the country...
Experts call for new policy to address dangers of growing population
Legal experts and other professionals have called on the federal government to have a deliberate policy shift and human capital development to cushion the effect of the country’s rapid ly growing population. Speaking during the ÆLEX 14th annual lecture, Mohamed Yahya, Resident Representative to Nigeria for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and one of…
COVID-19: FG unveils N460m UNDP/WFP unconditional cash transfer programme in Kano
The Federal Government has inaugurated a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Food Programme (WFP) unconditional cash transfer for vulnerable communities affected by COVID -19 in Kano.
UNAIDS partners NHRC to tackle HIV-related human right violations
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are collaborating with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
Pandemic pushes 47 million women, girls below poverty line
A new report by the United Nations Women and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has projected that the COVID-19 pandemic would drastically increase the poverty rate for women and widen the gap between men and women in Africa, who are already living in poverty. According to the report, the pandemic will push about 47…
FG, UNDP unfold COVID-19 environment sector recovery plan
Considering potential environmental challenges in the post-COVID-19 pandemic period, the Federal Ministry of Environment has released strategic activities and initiatives that will be implemented in the medium term towards sustainable development of the country’s environment sector.
COVID-19 denying 60% children education globally, says UNDP
School closures by authorities to stem the spread of the COVID-19 scourge have left some 60 per cent of the world’s children without education, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Rwanda deploys robots to fight COVID-19
Rwanda is set to fight COVID-19 with humanoid robots that will help minimise risks of infections among health care workers, authorities.