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Putting a Human Rights-Based Approach to Poverty Reduction into Practice

This report documents field experience from a UNDP pilot project and outlines the key principles of the approach: universality, non-discrimination, attention to vulnerable groups, participation, empowerment, transparency and accountability, and indivisibility and interdependence of rights. more

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Quick Wins

Quick impact initiatives, or "Quick Wins,” are designed to bring vital gains in well-being to millions of people and start countries on the path to the Millennium Development Goals. more

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Realizing the future we want for all

The first report from the UN system on the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Realizing the Future We Want for All – recommends that new goals should build on the strengths of the Millennium Development Goals, apply to all countries, and be based on the fundamental principles of human rights, equality, more

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Reforming without Resourcing

Public water supply systems have increasingly been subject to commercialisation or corporatisation in the developing world. By reforming the public sector in the image of independent and self-sufficient private enterprises, the chief aim of commercialisation is to improve the efficiency of more

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Seeds for development

 This study is part of ‘Creating Opportunities for Youth Employment’ Joint Programme that aims to develop skills and provide livelihood opportunities to the youth (aged 15 to 30 years). The study covers three states of Sudan which are Blue Nile, North Kordofan and South Kordofan. UNDP, with an more

OUR WORK - Poverty Reduction

UNDP is committed to initiating and implementing poverty reduction projects and building capacity at the national level in the Arab Region. Such initiatives to tackle poverty are implemented within the framework of the strategies of Country Offices, and in collaboration with national and international partners including governments, civil society, and other United Nations agencies.

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