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From Rio to New York - localizing the SDGs through music and art

A UNDP-led pilot project harnesses the power of arts and music as a force for the localization and implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.  


Civic engagement


Inclusive political processes


A symphony of hope

The National Network of Children's and Youth Orchestras and Choirs of Panama is giving hundreds of children and adolescents an opportunity to find a passion in music while staying off the streets.  


Giving voice to women survivors in Guatemala

Goal 16 aims to significantly reduce all forms of violence, and to help communities with access to justice and lasting solutions.  



Voice, Accountability and Civic Engagement: A Conceptual Overview

It is widely acknowledged that citizens as well as state institutions have a role to play in delivering governance that works for the poor and enhances democracy. In particular, citizens’ capacity to…  



Building Inclusive Societies and Sustaining Peace through Democratic Governance and Conflict Prevention

This publication sets out the vision, policy and programming offer of UNDP’s Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster. It is intended for UNDP staff, UNDP partners, donors and the global development…  


How to change the world in one word: Volunteer

"Young people can change the world!" These words spoken by a youth representative from the Municipal Volunteer Network in Cuenca, Ecuador, made me think. In general, young people are told that they…  

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