Our stories

  • #RefugeesWelcome: Helping the helpers
    Sep 16, 2016

    UNDP supports host countries by creating economic opportunities, protecting human rights, delivering basic services and supporting better migration governance.

  • 'Connekting' youth to skills and jobs
    May 16, 2018

    Though scarred and decimated by the horrific 1994 genocide, Rwanda today is an example of how rapid post-war reconstruction can create new economic opportunities. But Rwanda’s main industry exporting commodities like coffee, tea, tin, and wolframite, cannot sustain the phenomenal surge in the country’s population — youth under 35 years old account for nearly 40% of the overall population.

  • Aug 2, 2013

    Tajikistan is investing in green businesses, helping drive development that improves livelihoods while considering the environment.

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