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Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


Netherlands

In 2014, the Netherlands was UNDP’s 9th core contributor with 36,764,706 USD.  


Better land use and management critical for achieving the 2030 Agenda, says a new report

“Consumption of the earth's natural reserves has doubled in the last 30 years, with a third of the planet's land now severely degraded. Each year, we lose 15 billion trees and 24 billion tonnes of…  


The Netherlands pledges €28m to UNDP for 2016

The Dutch Government has pledged its 2016 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), providing €28 million to help UNDP fulfill its coordination role for the UN system. The…  



From tradition to crime: The changing face of female genital mutilation in Egypt

In the village of Beir Anbar in Egypt, young children and village elders alike gathered in the community centre. A choir of school girls came forward to chant a jingle: "I am born perfect with my…  


UN Pledging Conference sees new funds announced for fight against poverty

26 UN Member States have pledged approximately US$ 650 million to go towards UN development work, mostly for 2015, with US$97 million destined for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  


Giving a voice to female victims in Guatemala

A transitional justice project provides support and reparation for female victims of the domestic armed conflict in Guatemala.  


Young women encouraged to join national police of Timor-Leste

A capacity building project aims to improve governance by strengthening the management and administrative capacity of PNTL and support gender mainstreaming in all PNTL processes.  


Breaking the glass ceiling in Pakistan

Pakistan's Women's Parliamentary Caucus is working to promote gender-sensitive legislation and reform discriminatory laws and practices.  

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