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The answer is in nature

What do people and trees have in common? They’re complex life systems, engineered by nature. Both are highly dependent on water to survive, and each is ultimately reliant on the other for secure…  

Pathways for Peace - Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

This study aims to improve the way in which domestic development processes interact with security, diplomacy, mediation and other efforts to prevent conflicts from becoming violent.  

Tracking SDG progress is a team effort

For the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to become reality, countries must be able to measure their progress and report back to their citizens and to the wider world. The 2030 Agenda provides…  

Youth are the future of climate resilience

When the vulnerability of small island countries to climate change is reported in international media, it is often accompanied by images of houses and roads inundated with seawater, families standing…  

The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security

Opening Remarks: 62nd CSW High-level Side Event on 'The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security'  

Supporting Civil Service Restoration and Reform in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings

This note aims to provide practitioners with useful guidance on support to countries in conflict-affected settings in restoring and/or reforming the civil service  

UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2016 Annual Report

Report highlights approaches and results achieved in addressing development challenges at local, national, regional and global levels under the UNDP Thematic Trust Funds.  

UNDP and International Alert launch a new toolkit

Programmes aiming to prevent violent extremism need to be grounded in the context in which they are intervening, be based on evidence and have a realistic monitoring framework, according to a new…  

Improving the Impact of Prevention of Violent Extremism

At UNDP, we contribute to the prevention of violent extremism by supporting development solutions that target the root causes and structural drivers of violent extremism.  

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…  

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