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Germany and UNDP join forces for Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin region

Germany and UNDP supports efforts of countries in the Lake Chad Basin as they work across the humanitarian-development nexus, further sustainable recovery efforts, ensure the return of internally…  


Education, Identity and Rising Extremism

A Brief on Policy and Practice to Inform National Strategies for Preventing Violent Extremism and Promoting Sustainable Peace.  


Inclusive electoral processes: A pathway to more peaceful societies

Sustainable Development Goal 16 calls on UN Member States to promote responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making, and to build effective, accountable and transparent…  


Long journey to peace

Tong Try, of the Mine Action Unit at UNDP Cambodia, has dedicated his entire career to ridding his country of landmines and other “explosive remnants of war".  


Together for peace with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

Through a skills exchange programme experienced Syrian refugees train Jordanian youth, strengthening their skills and employability.  


The subtle flutter of peace

Recently I was invited by the Government of Colombia to an event in Cesar, in the north of the country, in a beautiful place called La Paz. In the presence of President Juan Manuel Santos, a woman…  


Misk and UNDP Launch One-Day Youth Forum on Tolerance

Youth leaders will hear from Michael Bloomberg, Madeleine Albright and Dr. Deepak Chopra on promoting tolerance for peace and sustainable development  


Women forge peace along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border

As conflict brewed between their two countries, neighbours Kurbanova and Avezova stopped talking to each other at first, but soon they realized that they needed a different approach.  


Powering west Mosul’s water plants

Mosul was one of the last major holdouts in Iraq of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who took control of the city in mid-2014. The military campaign to liberate the city started in…  


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.  

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