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UNDP with the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs in Kenya launches the first Youth Sounding Board in Africa

The Youth Sounding Board is a critical vehicle that UNDP intends to engage directly with a highly representative and diverse panel of young women and men leaders, influential youth voices and…  


Statement by Walid Badawi at Council of Governors High-Level Conference on COVID-19

In Kenya, working within the wider UN family, under the leadership of the UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP is accompanying the Government and the people of Kenya in efforts towards eradicating poverty,…  


Looking ahead: how will COVID-19 shape the future of work in Kenya?

The UNDP Accelerator Lab in Kenya has recently been exploring different themes related to the impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods in Kenya, such as advocating for a focus on digital inclusion as a…  


Leveraging opportunities forged in the COVID-19 crisis to deliver long-term change

Responding to the speed, dynamics and complexity of the negative developmental impact of COVID-19 fits the UNDP’s Accelerator Labs' foundational goals. By building a system map, we in Kenya have…  


Statement by Mr. Walid Badawi, UNDP Resident Representative in Kenya, at the launch of the Global Human Development Report 2019

The theme of this year’s Human Development Report that we are launching today is a pertinent one. It sets out that despite unprecedented progress against poverty, hunger and disease, systemic…  


Development actors and private sector urged to collectively invest more in advancing finance for social innovation, focusing on youth and women entrepreneurs in Africa

Within the Impact!Africa Summit, UNDP works alongside Impact@Africa, the pan-African impact investment ecosystem development network. With UNDP’s operationalisation and coordination assistance, living…  


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