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UNDP’s Third Gender Equality Strategy (2018-2021)

Statement delivered by UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of UNDP's Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP Executive Board  

Statement to the UNDP Executive Board

Statement to Executive Board, 6 September 2018  

Global Winners Announced for 'SDGs and Her' Competition

Today the global SDGs and Her Competition announced its inaugural 2018 winner chosen from over 1,200 entries. The contest -- co-sponsored by the World Bank Group, the Wharton School Zicklin Center,…  

The results are in

5 things we’ve learned about making progress on environmental objectives while addressing gender equality... We know that advancing gender equality is one of the systems changes needed to achieve…  

In the operating theatre, male actors still dominate

For centuries the idea of "going to see the doctor" meant in our collective imagery that we would be going to see a male doctor.  

Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion

Welcome remarks on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion at Group of 77 and China, UNDP and UN Women  

Do these women need protecting?

Equality between women and men is a fundamental tenet of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  

UNDP Welcomes Sweden’s Multi-Year Commitment to Core Funding

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed the Government of Sweden’s decision to today enter into a multi-year core funding agreement. The agreement also includes a commitment to…  

UNDP launches first virtual reality film about and with the Roma community

UNDP has launched I am Fatmira, a virtual reality film on the Roma community to challenge the stereotypes normally held about Roma, which remains one of the most excluded and stigmatized communities…  

Towards a more proactive approach to preventing violent extremism

Violent extremism remains a persistent threat to many societies and it has spread across countries, regions and conflicts. More than ever, the world needs a strong and coordinated UN that can fulfill…  

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