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Despite some progress, Marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Western Balkans

More marginalized Roma girls and boys are attending compulsory education in the Western Balkans than ever before. However, when compared to their non-Roma neighbours, Roma people face twice as high…  


Back to school

They were separated by violent conflict in their country three years ago. But today, hundreds of students are happy to be back at their school in southern Libya and to reconnect with their former…  


UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them

United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five  


Leaving no one behind: UNDP/UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities

UNDP and UNV hosted an engagement and partnership meeting for the UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities at UNV headquarters in Bonn, Germany. Some 70 participants took…  


World Teachers Day 2017 Joint Message

Joint Message on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day 2017 - “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers”  


Armenian women take the political stage

In the small village of Getik, Arpine Gyulumyan runs a bed and breakfast with her family. But she is also an engineer, a social worker, and a community council member.  


UNDP and IBM join forces to develop tech skills of Africa’s young workforce

IBM is investing $70 million in building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help support a 21st century workforce in Africa. With UNDP support, IBM's newly launched initiative –…  

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