he Kebbi government said it is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to facilitate the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the State.
Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, will be attending an executive leadership retreat organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), in Kigali, Rwanda, between August 24 and 27, 2023.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said it will focus on improving transparency of the credit ratings methodologies to lower costs of borrowing in Africa.
In his statement at a high-level event organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the margins of Fifth Mid-Year African Union (AU) Coordination Meeting, the President urged African military institutions and states to recognize and respect the need for democratic renewal.
The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, gave this assurance at the opening of a two-day Induction Retreat for the commission’s Administrative Secretaries in Lagos.
The President spoke Thursday at State House, Abuja, while playing host to Ahunna Eziakonwa, Head of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa.
A statement by the Focal Person, Enugu SDGs Office, Hon. Mabel Agbo, which called on fresh graduates of Enugu State extraction to hurry and apply for the programme via: www.njfp.ng before the October 20, 2021 closing date, explained that “the NJFP involves a work placement process that will place young Nigerians in private and public sector organizations in the country across multiple industries and sectors”.
The president, who stated this at the inauguration of the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, assured that the Jubilee Fellows Programme would further consolidate on the success recorded.
The Minister made the disclosure in a statement issued by her Special Assistant on Media, Austine Elemue, on Sunday in Abuja.
This followed the fresh circulation of an old statement by the Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu.
For the second year in a row, the Growth Stage Impact Ventures for Sustainable Development Goals initiative aims at identifying and showcasing midcap impact ventures in developing countries with the catalytic potential to drive both large impact and yield sustainable profit.
Africa’s huge economic growth potential can be harnessed through robust intra-African trade, collaboration and a firm resolve to pursue shared goals, Temitope Shonubi, Executive Director, Sahara Group, has said.
Rhoda Dia, the Project Manager for UNDP-Global Environment Facility Integrated Approach Programme on Food Security, made the commendation during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Gombe on Wednesday.
The United Nations Development Programme and the Sahara Group have unveiled the Africa Renewable Energy Forum to boost access to sustainable energy for 10 million households in Africa through alternative energy initiatives and interventions.
There is an urgent and compelling need for institutions of the Nigerian state to understand that it is an appalling dereliction of duty to stand idly by and allow misery multiply in the populace.
The TEF-UNDP Sahel Youth Entrepreneurship Programme, which is expected to mobilise support for businesses, aims to generate millions of new jobs and contribute at least $10 billion in new annual revenues across Africa.
The Sahara Group, an international energy and infrastructure conglomerate, and the United Nations Development Programme are joining forces to promote reliable access to affordable and sustainable energy and to mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals in the private sector with a specific focus on SDG 7 (affordable energy).
Onyeama said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria after a meeting with the UN team leaders on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York.
The report measured national achievements in Human Development Index in health, education and income/standard of living in 187 countries. Nigeria’s rising population, put at 190 million, appears to be a drag in the index computations.
Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, SSA to the President on SDGs, said on Tuesday in Abuja that the mainstreaming was to fast-track the implementation of the SDGs at sub-national level.