What We Do

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, working in 177 countries and territories. In Angola, under the overarching goal of poverty eradication UNDP focuses on four inter-connected thematic areas: Poverty Reduction and Achievement of the SDGs, Democratic Governance, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, and Sustainable Environment (Energy and Environment).

Our Goals

Since 1977, UNDP Angola will effectively support the country in its efforts to consolidate peace and national reconstruction. UNDP Angola has aligned its programme cycle with the Government planning cycle within the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).

UNDP Angola Promotes Socioeconomic Participation of Women through Sustainable Management Systems

Training on business management closing ceremony, in Luanda, 2015more

Our Stories

High school students comment the exhibition of photos in Luanda's Independence Square - Credit: Susete Ferreira/UNDP

Commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction in Angola

October 13th celebrated the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). This date has been designated by the UN Assembly to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness.more 

Iona National Park - Credit: UNDP

Rehabilitation of Iona National Park

On Thursday, February 7th, 2013 the Republic of Angola, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a funding agreement for the conservation of biodiversity in the largest transboundary national park in the country, Iona National Park.more 

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Supporting the entrepreneurship in Angola

For its design, it resulted from a partnership between the INEFOP/MAPESS, Chevron and UNDP, consisting of the components of the Angola Enterprise Programme (AEP).more 

The beneficiaries of the project made reference of what changed in their lives during this first phase in Bie - Credit: Magdala/UNDP

Involving women's empowerment in Angola

After a full year of implementation of the project Promoting Angolan women through Civil Society Organizations, now was the time to check the results with some field visits in two beneficiary provinces, Bié and Huambo.more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Promoting Angolan Women’s Empowerment through CSOs

    In the past years, Angola has made remarkable progress in the achievement of MDGs. It is expected that the country will meet three of its MDGs, which are related to women's empowermentmore 

  • Growing Sustainable Business (GSB)

    The Growing Sustainable Business (GSB) is a poverty reduction initiative developed by the UNDP's private sector and supported by the Spanish Development Agency - AECID in close partnership with the Angola Government´s key related Ministries, Financial Institutions, Private Sector and Civil Society Organizations.more 

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