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Preparing airports for disasters

A joint project of UNDP and Deutsche Post-DHL is helping airports get ready for potential disaster scenarios that can slow relief efforts.  


Unequal protection: Climate change and the acceleration of global inequality

Among the various drivers of risk in the world today, two stand out: climate change and rapidly rising levels of inequality. While each by itself has serious consequences for achieving development…  


UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them

United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five  


Building a More Climate-Resilient Community

Statement at CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference on Building a More Climate-Resilient Community  


The SDG-climate nexus: UN partnerships in the Arab Region

The Middle East is known for being the world’s oil capital, but did you know that it also has the world’s highest levels of solar radiation? Harnessing the region’s solar potential could help move the…  


Financing for Development and 2030 Agenda

Keynote speech at the High-Level Conference on Financing for Development  


World Youth Forum

Speech at World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt  


Fast facts: UNDP and the Funding Facility for Stabilization in Iraq

The Funding Facility for Stabilization in Iraq aims to help the Government stabilize cities and districts liberated from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and post-conflict recovery of…  


UN Day, 24 October 2017

Remarks at Sida Townhall on occasion of UN Day, 24 October 2017  


Basic services are key to stabilizing Libya

The call was grim and urgent. Worsening power cuts had knocked out electricity at a hospital in southern Libya, leaving kidney patients without the dialysis that had been keeping them alive. After…  

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