Through sustainable waste management strategies, the United Nations Development Programme in Sierra Leone is working hard to reduce risk of flooding in slum communities in Freetown, to remove plastic waste from city drains, and provide skills training on waste management and plastic recycling.
UNDP supports the National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone to hold elections that are not only technically sound and sustainbale, but also inclusive - in particular, of women and persons with disabilities.
To strengthen public awareness and empowerment of those vulnerable in the justice system and accountability towards the Judiciary and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) to implement reforms.
UNDP has had a presence in Sierra Leone since 1965, working in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities, contributing to inclusive growth, sustainabily, and efficient democratic governance.
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