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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…  


3 fallacies of embracing complexity

Global development is seeing an exciting paradigm shift. Increasingly, leaders and practitioners recognize that development is not a “complicated” challenge that can be neatly parsed out into separate…  


Annual Session of the Executive Board 2018

Statement at the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board  


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…  


International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia “Alliances for Solidarity”

Int'l Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia “Alliances for Solidarity - 17 May  


Job creation for and by women

In Egypt, 12 percent of the population is employed, with a disproportionate share of women among their number. Only about two-thirds of women are literate. Women need opportunities to take ownership…  


Biometrics for better governance

Citizens of Malawi will now have easier access to government services, be more included in the country’s economy and society, and be able to exercise their rights. UNDP is supporting a new system to…  

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