Reviewing laws and policies for a more effective HIV response in Sierra Leone
Feb 8, 2018
A review of laws and policies in Sierra Leone identified key areas for reform in creating a more effective HIV response.
Preventing violence against women ahead of Election Day in Sierra Leone
Feb 8, 2018
UN Women and the UN Development Programme jointly produced the guide to aid authorities and civil society organizations to prevent violence against women in the electoral cycle.
YouthConnekt launched: assure pathway to youth development
Feb 6, 2018
A little over 100 youth from the 14 administrative districts and deprived communities were in attendance. Among them is 35-year-old, Ibrahim Jalloh. Physically challenged and the youth leader representing over 10,000 young people from Bombali District, the northernmost region of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone’s judges welcome electoral justice training
Jan 30, 2018
Ahead of March 2018’s Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Councils elections, a three day workshop, ‘Training on bail, sentencing and electoral law and procedure’, took place in Tokeh, outside Sierra Leone’s capital.
National Election Commission releases survey results
Dec 9, 2017
Persons with disabilities have told the National Electoral Commission (NEC) what they think
Youth discovers hidden benefit in volunteerism
Dec 5, 2017
In the early hours of Monday 5th December, Conteh and another two hundred plus volunteers came together to commemorate this year’s International Volunteers Day, themed: "Volunteers Act Fast. Here. Everywhere."
Not about us without us
Dec 4, 2017
Elections are for everybody
From disillusionment to fulfillment: 125 youth complete graduate internship programme
Nov 30, 2017
Thirty- three -year-old Josephine Kumba Momoh is a beneficiary of the 2016 Graduated Internship Programme, a joint United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and National Youth Commission (NAYCOM) initiative which was introduced in 2011.
Compost to combat disaster
Nov 28, 2017
Through a train-the-trainers approach, UNDP has mobilized 55 community members in Dwazark, who are already reaping the benefits of mixing banana peel, tree leaves, and other organic decomposable materials for their urban gardens.
Meet the hand pump mechanic who won the hearts of villagers
Nov 25, 2017
When the UNDP in partnership with UN Women initiated gender-mainstreaming in the maintenance of community handpump, hygiene, and management, Mammie Isata was among the other 360 women who benefitted from the training.