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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  


Water and Ocean Governance Programme - Brochure

UNDP’s work on water and ocean governance focuses primarily on the challenges related to SDG 6 – sustainable management of water and sanitation for all – and SDG 14 – to conserve and sustainably use…  


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…  

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