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16 Oct
Price Water House Coopers (PwC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support a technology-enabled approach
23 Feb
56 youths have been trained in marketable skills by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
24 Sep 2020
Yemi Alade plan to use her new role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador to help vulnerable people, most especially women. Alade, 31, on Wednesday joined a list of celebrities including actor Antonio Banderas and footballer Didier Drogba as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to raise awareness of poverty, inequality…
20 May 2020
Rwanda is set to fight COVID-19 with humanoid robots that will help minimise risks of infections among health care workers, authorities.
11 Sep 2019
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has appointed Mohammed Yahya as its new resident representative in Nigeria. Yahya has officially commenced duties, following UN reforms that resulted in the separation of its activities from the resident coordination system.
7 Jul 2019
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has partnered Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering entrepreneurs — to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa over 10 years towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. The TEF-UNDP Sahel Youth Entrepreneurship…
12 May 2019
Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria, Mr. Frederick Ampiah, has said the organisation is committed to supporting government in tackling security and development challenges, particularly in the North-east. Ampiah said UNDP would partner with states to bring development to the citizens through effective, efficient and equitable management of scarce resources…
25 Feb 2019
Following estimates by the United Nations that it could cost up to U$250–270 billion per year to shift developing countries to 20 per cent renewable energy by 2025, the Federal Government has teamed up with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) to make renewable energy investment financially attractive for the…
26 Nov 2018
Two new studies on the Nigerian domestic financial sector reform for on-grid renewable energy investment and the development of an Measurement, Reportable and Verifiable (MRV) framework for the power sector have been endorsed by stakeholders in the environment sector. The stakeholders met at a two-day validation workshop in Port Harcourt, Rivers State organized by United…
6 Aug 2018
Rather than wait for policy makers to resolve inherent risks in large-scale renewable energy development, the Federal Government has opted instead to meet with prospective private investors, to address issues and challenges hindering construction of the first ever Independent Power Producer (IPP) solar project. The government through the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) and other…
3 Oct 2016
To reduce youth restiveness in Gombe State, the government has kick-started training programme in relevant skills acquisition, to make them independent and self-reliant.
18 Jul 2016
Plans are now underway to implement the Paris accord and Nigeria’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), as the federal authorities have began moves...

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