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Brussels II: For Jordan, a key chance to build support for refugees and resilience

As the second Brussels conference on Supporting Syria and the Region approaches, the time is opportune to shed a light on the issues faced by one of Syria’s neighbours, Jordan, and the country’s…  


Peacebuilding Commission on the situation in The Gambia

United Nations, New York  


Celebrating optimism on Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated on 22 April since 1970. This international day reminds us about the interdependence between natural ecosystems and human life. It is a celebration of Earth’s biodiversity and…  


Statement at the 37th Mtg of the IMFC

Statement at the 37th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee  


Partnership for jobs and livelihoods amid complex crises

Over 5.5 million registered Syrian refugees reside in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. The prolonged and escalated crisis has deeply impacted the livelihoods of refugees, the internally…  


Hitting home runs for the SDGs

The game of baseball, known as ‘pelota’ in the Dominican Republic, has many similarities to policy making. They both require strategy, vision, teamwork, coordination and, of course, home runs.  


Special Event on 'Leaving No One Behind'

Remarks at the special event marking the 127th birth anniversary year of Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar  


Ever think about mines? I mean, the kind that blow up people?

Lead advisor Rosemary Kalapurakal reflects on UNDP's 25 years of work on mine action in over 40 countries.  


Planning for Paris

Our final destination is clear: we want a world without hunger, a world without inequalities, and a world without fear.  


UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

One month before Lebanon holds its first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic stability,…  

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