Building peace and livelihoods to achieve and sustain development
A UN country plan to help position Sierra Leone on a surer path towards attaining sustainable development in the wake of COVID-19.
As we ‘come to our feet’ to respond to public health issues at the borders, key messages on Covid-19 should be reinforced, border security enhanced, adequate WASH materials positioned, and border personnel trained on standardized SOPs.
The Weapons for Development initiative - OCWAR-T project is an ECOWAS project co-funded by the EU and the GFFO, Coordinated by GIZ and implemented by UNDP in collaboration with the Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons. The project is helping to foster peace, community development and social cohesion in these border communities with ripple effects across the country.
“Even in the face of several human tragedies and financial resource constraints, Sierra Leone has demonstrated resilience that defines a pathway to build on the country’s strength and minimizes vulnerabilities” UNDP Resident Representative in Sierra Leone, Dr. Samuel Doe.
A UNDP and WFP joint activity as part of the implementation of a two-year Peace Building Fund (PBF) project to mitigate localized resource-based conflicts and increase community resilience.
2020 SGS is renamed National Youth Innovation & Ambassador Awards to further recognize young people who have brought meaningful initiatives to their districts.

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7 million

Population

52.9%

Income poverty rate

1,529 USD

GNI per capita

0.420

Human Dev. Index

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