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UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

One month before Lebanon holds its first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic stability,…  


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…  


European Union and UNDP support social protection for community resilience in Yemen

The European Union confirms its commitment to Yemen by providing EUR 25 million (nearly USD 27 million) to support the vulnerable Yemeni people affected by the devastating conflict, through a project…  


Helen Clark: Keynote Speech on “Improved Global Governance to meet our Shared Challenges”

Madinet Jumeirah - Dubai, United Arab Emirates  


United Nations and Partners Strengthen Commitment to Syrians and Neighbours Affected by Syria Crisis

United Nations agencies and NGO partners today appealed for US$4.63 billion in new funding to continue vital work in addressing the growing needs of refugees from Syria and communities hosting them in…  



Helen Clark: Speech at the Supporting Syria and the Region follow up event

Millennium UN Plaza Hotel - New York, USA  


New techologies improve municipal services through Albanian "One Stops Shops"

In Albania, local governments are using locally developed open source software to bring "one stop shop" efficiency to citizens.  


Art serves as a meeting point for youth affected by conflict

“Shatila: The Meeting Point” festival was organized with the support of the UNDP Peace Building in Lebanon project, which aims to reinforce stability and social cohesion by addressing the root causes…  


Young Somalis find alternative livelihoods to piracy

UNDP’s Alternative Livelihoods to Piracy (ALtP) project helps young people find solutions to fight back against some of the causes of piracy.  

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