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Do these women need protecting?

Equality between women and men is a fundamental tenet of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  


Texas Leadership Summit, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Remarks at Texas Lyceum event at UN Headquarters, New York.  


The Rule of Law and Human Rights - Fundamentals for the 2030 Agenda and Sustaining Peace

UNDP High-level meeting on Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights for Sustaining Peace and Fostering Development.  


The Lion’s Share – a simple way to make a powerful difference for animals, wildlife and habitats

Have you noticed how often animals appear in ads? Every year, brands use images of animals in their advertising and marketing to make billions of dollars in revenue.  


The Rule of Law and Human Rights Assistance in Crisis-Affected Contexts

Achieving Results and Setting Priorities Together  


The way to go: Ensuring safe and regular migration

I am delighted that migration issues are being taken more seriously than they were decades ago, or even a few years ago. As a migrant myself, the policy and practical issues prominent in the migration…  


Call for Ocean Action Volunteers

In celebration of World Oceans Day, a global campaign is being launched by UNDP and partners to invite people from all walks of life, to volunteer to take action and continue the momentum towards the…  


Annual Session of the Executive Board 2018

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


A tidal wave of plastic

13 million tonnes of plastic reach the ocean every year. See how the journey is marked by opportunities to change course.  


World Environment Day - 5 June 2018

Statement on World Environment Day - Theme: Beat Plastic Pollution  

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