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UNDP Administrator: Lebanon’s development under pressures due to the Syria Crisis

Achim Steiner, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), warns of pressures on Lebanon’s social services, infrastructure and jobs due to the impact of the Syria Crisis as…  


Peer learning boosts progress on business and human rights in Asia

The Asia-Pacific region has long been synonymous with economic dynamism. Over the last few decades, the volume of capital and trade flows has ballooned in the region, and hundreds of millions of…  


Meeting the urban finance challenge

Many of the investments needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda are made at the subnational level, especially by cities.  


Governments of the Future

Leveraging Innovation and New Technologies for the 2030 Agenda  


Cities 2030: Implementing the New Urban Agenda

In October 2016, the New Urban Agenda was unanimously adopted at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), serving as a new vision for our cities and…  


Foresight Manual - Empowered Futures


Uganda's Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal to support the SDGs

The Private Sector in Uganda has pledged to adopt the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Public and Private Enterprises – a model pioneered by UNDP to help organisations create more…  


How will we navigate towards 2030? We’ll be using MAPS!

The 2030 Agenda champions a new way of thinking about development that embraces the symbiosis between social, economic and environmental sustainability. Doing business as usual - focusing on one…  


From vision to action

Remarks at High Level event on the New Way of Working  


Regional Organizations, Gender Equality and the Political Empowerment of Women

This report presents key instruments for promoting gender equality and political empowerment of women at the global and regional levels, highlighting challenges, opportunities and successes.  

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