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UNDP Horn of Africa leadership strengthens ties across borders

The first UNDP Horn of Africa Resident Representatives forum closed today with commitments on strengthening development ties across borders through support for joint analysis, planning and action.  


One behaviour at a time: Redesigning entrepreneurship pathways in the Arab States

In June this year, António Guterres declared that behavioural science was ‘a critical tool for the UN to progress on its mandate’. UNDP’s Regional Innovation Team in the Arab States, a long-running…  


Women leading the fight against HIV stigma in Djibouti

Djibouti is a small country of less than one million, located on the Horn of Africa in the east of the continent.  


Government and UNDP launch 'Rising Djibouti' campaign to mitigate economic impact of COVID-19

There is no doubt that covid 19 has affected many populations that have seen their activities slowed down or completely disappeared. Some of them have been hard hit and need help and assistance to…  


National solidarity pact

Although the Republic of Djibouti didn’t benefit from the HIPC and MDR initiatives, it was able to achieve an impressive economic and social performance by improving the macro-economic ecosystem, and…  


UNDP and UNICEF in Djibouti support youth innovative ideas to face COVID-19

Last Thursday evening at the Centre for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (CLE), the prize-giving ceremony for the young winners of the Covid challenge competition launched with the support of UNDP and…  


The Ministry of Communication collaborated with UNDP Djibouti to set up an awareness campaign to face COVID-19 pandemic

The Ministry of Communication in Djibouti, in collaboration with UNDP, has set up a unique programme to raise awareness against this pandemic by launching an awareness campaign that calls for the…  


A crisis on top of a crisis; the fragility of Arab states

Tailoring a coronavirus response to a region already suffering from conflict, displacement, and weak health systems.  


AYC and UNDP engage youth as drivers of development solutions across the Arab region

Youth Development Delegates Programme commences in virtual collaboration mode  


Finding the ‘missing’ cases of Tuberculosis

Djibouti hosts more than 27,000 refugees from neighbouring countries, equivalent to roughly 3% of its population. With one of the highest densities of refugees in the world, crowded camps create a…  

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