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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…  


United Arab Emirates

In 2014, UAE contributed with 324,000 USD to UNDP’s core budget.  


Norway, the Republic of Korea and the United Kingdom pledge US$7.97 million to UNDP’s new Funding Windows

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) received $7.67 million from the governments of Norway ($3.15 million), the Republic of Korea ($3 million), and the United Kingdom ($1.52 million) for…  


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.  


Helen Clark: Speech at the “Wildlife and Forest Crime” event

Central Park Zoo - New York, USA  


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.  


Haiti: Accessibility and women’s participation for better elections

A 2-year project funded by the Governments of Haiti, Canada, the USA and the European Union, aims to support fair, free and transparent elections.  


Waiting out the winter in Lebanon

UNDP and UN-Habitat are helping Palestinian refugees from Syria stay warm and survive the winter.  

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