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Investing in youth in Sierra Leone

The annual Social Good Summit inspires young entrepreneurs to solve local development challenges  


A story of survival

The rising digital movements and increasing connectivity expand our opportunities to break the cycle of abuse. UNDP utilizes mobile technology and innovative approaches to end violence against women  


Violence against women, a cause and consequence of inequality

It is a global phenomenon, yet, not much is known about its extent. Data is key for a greater effort that tackles the patterns of violence  


Speech at the 2nd World Youth Forum

Speech at the 2nd World Youth Forum  


We the peoples  -  won't give up

On UN Day we reaffirm our commitment to work together for a sustainable future for all, and never to give up.  


Beyond income: a broader picture of poverty

How people experience poverty goes beyond living on less than $1.90 a day. Poverty is not only about lacking the means to make ends meet, it is multidimensional and takes many shapes.  


98th Meeting of the Development Committee

Statement at 98th Meeting of the Development Committee  


Asia-Pacific Management Meeting

Remarks at Asia-Pacific Regional Management Meeting  


Global Winners of 'SDGs and Her' competition celebrated at New York event

Today, the global winners of the SDGs and Her Competition were celebrated at a side-event during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly. The contest -- co-sponsored by the World Bank Group,…  


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  

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