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Young African Entrepreneurs Feted for Seeking Solutions to Realize SDGs on the Continent

10 Young innovators were awarded grant financing for their innovative solutions to youth challenges to help realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Areas of interest include sustainable…  



Driven to extremes - Poverty fuels violent extremism

Poverty is a blight, and one that disproportionately affects sub-Saharan Africa. It is a vast and complex issue whose tentacles reach into many areas, including climate change, sustainable development…  


Promise or peril? Africa’s 830 million young people by 2050

2016 was the deadliest for migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean, with at least 3800 deaths recorded. Most know the dangers they face on the route, yet still choose the possibility of death…  


UNV Kenya Builds Capacity of Scouts Leaders for peace and development

Upon invitation, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Kenya programme partnered with the Kenya Scouts to support and facilitate the inaugural Rover Moot Event between 15th and 19th February 2017. The…  


Inclusive voter registration key to free, fair and credible elections

Kenya kicked off the voter registration process in preparation for the national election of August 8, 2017. The one-month exercise concluded on February 14, 2017 and engaged up to six million new…  


Why Kenya must create a million new jobs annually

It is estimated that 3000 Kenyans are born every day, a million a year (PDF). With a median age of 18 years, Kenya is witnessing a massive youth bulge, which could either be a demographic dividend, or…  


Marsabit Biashara Centre Launched

UNDP jointly with the County Government of Marsabit have launched the 3rd Biashara Center in the Country. The Biashara center is a Business Development model whose objective is to promote inclusive…  


The Journey - Get Informed Get Involved

Despite the numerical power of young people, they still were unable to effectively engage in political processes and manage political parties and the power that comes with it due to colossal hurdles…  

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