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Hitting home runs for the SDGs

The game of baseball, known as ‘pelota’ in the Dominican Republic, has many similarities to policy making. They both require strategy, vision, teamwork, coordination and, of course, home runs.  


Planning for Paris

Our final destination is clear: we want a world without hunger, a world without inequalities, and a world without fear.  


Bridging humanitarian needs with long-term development in Dominica

On 18 September 2017, Category 5 Hurricane Maria struck Dominica wreaking unimaginable disaster. Thirty-one people died, 33 more remain missing. Roads, bridges, schools, hospitals and over 40 percent…  


Regional briefing on NAPs: Caribbean in focus

This regional briefing on National Adaptation Plans for the Caribbean aims to provide a brief overview of the NAP experiences of Caribbean countries.  


National Adaptation Plan process in focus: Lessons from Bangladesh

A brief on process and formulation of the National Adaptation Plan in Uruguay including lessons learned.  


Tracking SDG progress is a team effort

For the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to become reality, countries must be able to measure their progress and report back to their citizens and to the wider world. The 2030 Agenda provides…  


UNDP and partners assess progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, British Virgin…  


The world is better off with more women business leaders

Equal representation generates increased benefits for both men and women, socially and economically.  


"Fourth Global Forum Business For Gender Equality” ends with Call to Action of Chile

More than 500 people from 38 countries committed themselves to the "Call to Action of Chile", wrapping up the two-day 4th Forum Global Business for Gender Equality: The future of work in the 2030…  


Making the business case for gender equality

Around the world, gender bias is attracting renewed attention. Through protest marches and viral social-media campaigns, women everywhere are demanding an end to sexual harassment, abuse, femicide,…  

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