Recent joint mission to the Jendema Border led by UNDP Deputy Resident Representative- Rokya Ye Dieng and Mano River Union (MRU) Secretary General-Madinah Wesseh found some of our trainees have formed business groups that are leaping into various business ideas.
A UN country plan to help position Sierra Leone on a surer path towards attaining sustainable development in the wake of COVID-19.
“UNDP believes that our contributions to the security and livelihoods of the Mano River Union (MRU) borderlands in Sierra Leone would enhance human security and promote safer trade in the communities,” says UNDP Deputy Resident Representative-Rokya Ye-Dieng.
Following the opening of AfCFTA in January and UNDP's subsequent support, ECOWAS and UNDP launched a Capacity Building Programme to run from 7-9 April in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to enhance the capability of women and youth in the ECOWAS region to take charge and maximize opportunities in the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Dr. Pa Lamin took up his new assignment as head of UNDP in Sierra Leone on 11 January 2021. On 04 February 2021, he presented his credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
The Gender Equality Seal incentivizes UNDP Country Offices to integrate gender equality into all aspects of their development work.
On February 4, 2021, Dr. Pa Lamin presented his letter of credence to the Ministry Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sierra Leone.

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7 million

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52.9%

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