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UNDP and UNICEF launch COVID-19 design challenge for youth

An online design challenge on COVID-19 was launched today to provide Ethiopian youth an opportunity to come up with innovative solutions to tackle current and future challenges posed by the COVID-19…  


Ethiopia Launches New Intervention for Sustainable Green Cities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Ethiopia have officially launched a new intervention that will enhance the linkage between urban waste management and greening six…  


Competition announced for enterprises - Innovation around rural energy technologies

The Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to launch an annual competition for local enterprises on innovation around energy…  


For the record - Accusations against UNDP in relation to the 2015 UNDP Entrepreneurship Award

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently been made aware of allegations by Yalemtesfa Taye Kebede, concerning the 2015 UNDP Entrepreneurship Award.  


Africa must look inwards for workable solutions to its governance challenges

To achieve structural transformation on the continent, Africa must look for homegrown solutions and learn from its own experience, participants at the 12th African Economic Conference (AEC) heard…  


Curtain falls on African Economic Conference: African countries urged to make governance a priority

The 12th African Economic Conference (AEC) drew to a close on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with participants calling for governance to remain a priority of development…  


Launch of UNDP Study on Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa

UNDP launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report as a special event during the opening of the three-day 2017 African Economic Conference (AEC) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from…  




Gender gap costs sub-Saharan Africa $US95 billion a year: New UNDP report

"Despite commendable progress, disparities and inequality between male and female still persist to-date," UNDP Ethiopia Resident Representative underlined at the launch of the 2016 African Human…  

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