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Sexual and Gender Minorities

The paper discusses policy and programme approaches to protect the human rights of sexual and gender minorities and strengthen their inclusion in sustainable development, with attention to the…  


Women’s rights are human rights

How the Sustainable Development Goals are building on the progress made by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Disability Inclusive Development in UNDP

This Guidance Note elaborates on the institutional and instrumental value of disability inclusive development and reflects on UNDP’s comparative advantage and the diversity and depth of interventions…  


The silent health toll of gender-based violence

More than a third of women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime; the mental health impacts are as devastating  


ABS is Genetic Resources for Sustainable Development

This publication illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws/policies on the achievement of the SDGs.  


Multi-Sectoral Responses to Antimicrobial Resistance

This Issue Brief illustrates the opportunities the 2030 Agenda provides to accelerate integrated antimicrobial resistance responses, including promoting greater multi-sectoriality in the response.  


Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact

Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations today signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United…  


Supporting Member States to achieve the NCD-related Sustainable Development Goals targets

Achieving the NCD-related Sustainable Development Goals targets”  


Integrating Tobacco Control into Tuberculosis and HIV Responses

This Issue Brief outlines how tobacco consumption worsens TB and HIV outcomes and how the integration of tobacco control could increase health benefits and efficiencies  


The Access Challenge – Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Conference

Statement at the Access Challenge – Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Conference  

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