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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Development programmes must specifically promote the rights of disabled persons.  more »
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Savannakhet Province in southern Laos has managed to retain large areas of dry woodlands, protecting biodiversity and the communities that depend on it.  more »
UNDP Administrator addresses 13th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13).  more »
Enabling youth to shape their own future is key to progress on development and stability in the Arab region.  more »
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Female nurses bring critical healthcare to underserved rural communities.  more »
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