Building on the Impact!Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit 2019, UNDP is working with the British Council, Ashoka, the wider UN system and other stakeholders to extend the collaboration to a long-term partnership that helps to create the conducive environment for social entrepreneurship and impact investment to flourish and become significant contributors to the SDGs and the Agenda 2063.
Calling on youth aged 14-24 to submit innovative ideas that identify solutions that have positive impact around education, skills, training, employment opportunities and empowerment of young people
Recognising the urgent need for action against illegal wildlife trade, 76 port and maritime supply chain representatives from 12 countries convened last week to agree on measures to address wildlife trafficking at Mombasa seaport.
The African Union Commission (AUC) treaties represent the forefront of pan-African cooperation on building international frameworks sustainable development. However, the low rate of ratification of AUC Treaties is undermining efforts towards the building of sustainable and resilient African societies.
"When you’re elected you are elected to serve the public, but how can you do that if you don’t know how laws and projects are affecting people? This office is where we listen.” — Jackson Maka
Although home the expansive Lake Turkana, the County suffers an acute lack of fresh water and as a result of its harsh climate, is also prone to drought — a feature exacerbated by the harmful effects of climate change.
Setting up health care facilities in rural areas where most of the inhabitants are pastoralists is most challenging as communities tend to move often in search of pastures for their animals. However, with devolved health care system, community members have better access to basic and life saving services.

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