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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…  


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

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…  

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.  

BiH: As the waters recede, much work still to be done in Bosnia and Herzegovina

After devastating flooding, UNDP is helping towns and communities recover and rebuild.  

El Salvador: Sowing the seeds of peace

A UNDP project is engaging at-risk young people in activities such as gardening to help them earn a living and stay away from violent gangs.  

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