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Supporting communities for social cohesion through reconciliation dialogue

Along with the Office of the Vice President, UNDP collaborated with five civil society organisations (CSOs) in a coordinated support for community healing and restorative justice.  


Joint UN agencies support the empowerment of women in the media in Sierra Leone

Gender sensitivity and the positive inclusion of women in peacebuilding practices can greatly improve national security and social cohesion. Read about how these journalists and media practitioners…  


Social Good Summit 2018 Sierra Leone: Investing in Youth to achieve the SDGs

This year's theme was 'Leaving no one behind in the digital age' with a Krio localised slogan - Think Tumara.  


Social Good Summit 2018- Think Tumara

We hope this year’s event will inspire young people to take the lead in coming up with ground-breaking innovations.  


A Brush with the Law

In addition to the recent revival of case review and prison courts, UNDP supports the ongoing rehabilitation of Makeni, Mafanta, and Sefadu Correctional Services.  


Government and CSOs work together to promote peace and cohesion after elections

Fresh from an electoral cycle, Sierra Leone is slowly transitioning into a new political climate.  


Sewing and stitching their way out of poverty – The Koroma brothers

UNDP creates opportunities for decent work and economic growth for peace and development in Sierra Leone.  


Solving Freetown's waste problem

With a 400,000 $ budget, UNDP Sierra Leone launched a skills training on waste recycling for 150 youths (120 women and 30 men) in 8 slum communities around Freetown, with the aim to empower them…  


BEYOND EBOLA: Talia’s Initiative to Save Mothers and Babies

People donated anything they could afford; from offering their time as builders, to donating their goats, chicken, palm oil, yam and rice which were all sold and the proceeds invested in the…  


Surviving without guns

Alternative methods for a sustainable future.  

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