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Towards a more proactive approach to preventing violent extremism

Violent extremism remains a persistent threat to many societies and it has spread across countries, regions and conflicts. More than ever, the world needs a strong and coordinated UN that can fulfill…  


War and peace ... and nature

Healthy wildlife populations are an incredible asset for both local communities and national economies. Yet this rich, but fragile natural asset is in crisis due to poaching and illegal wildlife…  


International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia “Alliances for Solidarity”

Int'l Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia “Alliances for Solidarity - 17 May  


With open government, youth can be agents of change for the SDGs

Anchored in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and committed to the principles of universality, equality and leaving no one behind, the UNDP vision for the Strategic Plan 2018-2021 is to help…  


The only way to reduce risk is to understand it

As climate change continues to exacerbate the impact of natural hazards, the importance of valuable and contextually appropriate risk information cannot be overstated. According to Swiss Re’s…  


Improving the impact of preventing violent extremism programming

This programming toolkit is designed for practitioners and partners who are working on preventing violent extremism.  


Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals - Journey to 2030

This report serves as a guide to how the tourism sector can contribute towards the implementation and achievement of the 17 SDGs.  


Plenary on the Region, Brussels

Statement: Plenary on the Region - Syria Conference, Brussels  


ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum

Statement at 2018 ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum  


The Role of Islamic Finance

Statement on "Innovative Financing for the SDGs: The Role of Islamic Finance"  

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