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.
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

Population

52.9%

Income poverty rate

1,529 USD

GNI per capita

0.420

Human Dev. Index

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