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Youth Sounding Board


2020, what an unprecedented and disruptive year that was!

2020 was unpredictable and a challenging year for humanity. Like many people across the world, for us at the UNDP Accelerator Lab in Kenya, 2020 was a year where we had to unlearn and relearn how to…  


Resident Representative remarks at Great COVID-19 Innovation Challenge- Acceleration Programme

While we find ourselves in this unprecedented crisis, we are navigating these complex, unpredictable and challenging times, with a glimmer of hope, as one cannot help but marvel at the opportunities…  


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…  


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…  


Making the case for digital inclusion for all in Kenya during and post the COVID-19 pandemic

At the heart of this moment is digital technology: with restrictions on movement to combat the spread of the virus across much of the world at this time, digital solutions such as telecommuting,…  


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…  


Know Your GOALS: accelerating progress in the decade of action

Going forward, the Accelerator Lab seeks to build a network of solutions mappers, engaging and participatory ways to create awareness of the Goals will form part and parcel of our training and…  


UNDP support to counties facilitates transfer of business and IT skills in Marsabit and Kwale

Counties that have partnered with UNDP in promoting entrepreneurship and supporting small businesses owned by women, youths and people living with disabilities include; Kwale county, alongside Taita…  


UNDP participates in first roundtable meeting on "Cities leading in leveraging the Fourth Industrial Revolution”

Discussions at the roundtable meeting centred on cities as drivers for sustainable and equitable development leveraging the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). 4IR refers to breakthroughs in…  

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