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BLOG: With metal prices down, which minerals will pave Africa’s development?

This week thousands of executives, financiers, prospectors, investors and government officials will descend on Cape Town, South Africa for the 'Investing in African Mining Indaba.' Cape Town is not…  


[BLOG] What has salt got to do with development?

Do you know where the salt that flavours your food comes from? What about the lime to set our concrete walls, the aggregate and the sand that pave our roads, the pigments that colour our paints, or…  


It’s our shared responsibility to protect girls’ and women’s rights

Today, there are 250 million girls living in poverty. Gender inequality remains the most pervasive form of inequality around the world. In many parts of the world, girls suffer from inequality,…  


IDPs from eastern Ukraine found a new home in Kharkiv region

The renovation of the shelters is part of a joint EU-UNDP project “Community Based Approach to Local Development” that works with local authorities. The project also supports social care centres for…  


UNDP-EU Partnership Report launched

“The report we are launching today clearly demonstrates how the UNDP-EU partnership can advance human development around the world, and make a difference where it matters the most,“ said Rebeca…  


UNDP ART in the 3rd Assises of Decentralized Cooperation

The 3rd Assises of Decentralized Cooperation were organized in Brussels on April 9-10 by the Committee of the Regions and the European Commission On this occasion, UNDP arranged, through the ART…  


EU top third donor to UNDP in 2011

In 2011, the European Union ranked third in the listing of top-donors to UNDP’s total resources (includes both regular and other resources). When considering contributions to “other resources” which…  


In Zimbabwe, UNDP-EU support development of new Constitution

EU has awarded UNDP a new contract worth EUR 500,000 to continue to support the drafting and adoption of a new Constitution for Zimbabwe. As part of the agenda to support democratic transformation in…  


EEAS staff gain understanding on the EU-UN partnership

The European External Action Service (EEAS) organized on 16 January 2012 a new edition of the course on the EU-UN Partnership for EU staff working in the field of external relations, both at…  


UN and EU launch training programme on natural resources and conflict

Demographic changes, increasing consumption, environmental degradation and climate change are placing increasing pressures on land, water and ecosystems. As a result, natural resource-induced…  

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