This report covers results achieved in 2017, with support of funding from the Funding Windows, in the areas of preventing conflict and violence, landing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at… Read more
Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and… Read more
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed the Government of Sweden’s decision to today enter into a multi-year core funding agreement. The agreement also includes a commitment to… Read more
UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women welcome with appreciation the Government of Sweden’s decision to enter into multi-year core funding agreements with our agencies. These will enhance our ability to… Read more
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… Read more
Though scarred and decimated by the horrific 1994 genocide, Rwanda today is an example of how rapid post-war reconstruction can create new economic opportunities.
But Rwanda’s main industry exporting… Read more
I love working for islands, and not just because of their nature, people and weather. Islands are the canaries in the coal mine for how we treat our planet. They are not responsible for climate… Read more