Feb 4, 2016Gender, HIV and Health Discussion PapersThese Discussion Paper are intended to support practitioners, civil society and government partners wishing to make the investment case for increased and improved programming that addresses the specific vulnerabilities and needs of both males and females who are affected by or at risk of malaria and TB.
Feb 1, 2016UNDP in IraqAs part of its overall work across Iraq, UNDP has two major programmes that are helping to promote emergency livelihoods and community dialogue in areas impacted by the humanitarian crisis, and stabilize newly liberated areas through restoration of services and rebooting of local economies and livelihoods.
Feb 1, 2016UNDP in SyriaSince the onset of the crisis, UNDP continued supporting Syrians inside Syria and promoted the active engagement of Syrians in resilience building efforts, targeting both displaced and host communities affected by the crisis in all possible ways. This is mainly to mitigate the socio-economic impacts of the crisis and support an enabling environment for decent life and return of the displaced and the most vulnerable groups to their home towns where security situation allows.
Feb 1, 2016UNDP in TurkeyUNDP’s response to the impacts of the Syria crisis in Turkey, is through the Turkey Chapter of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) contributing towards Turkey’s overall crises response in close partnership with Government and contributions of participating UN Agencies.
Feb 1, 2016Fast Facts: Youth as Partners for the Implementation of the SDGsThe goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda are interconnected, aiming to integrate the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. Explicitly or implicitly, young people are deeply embedded within their fabric. Their knowledge, reach, and innovative solutions are essential if sustainable development is to be realized.
Jan 28, 2016UNDP in JordanUNDP has made supporting the national efforts of the Government of Jordan to manage the refugee crisis a priority since the onset of the crisis in early 2011, which has seen nearly 650,000 refugees pour into the country, mostly living outside of camps and spread across all of Jordan including in poorer Governorates and communities.
Jan 28, 2016UNDP in LebanonUNDP has made supporting the national efforts of the Government of Lebanon to manage the refugee crisis a priority since the onset of the crisis in early 2011 which has seen a country of some 4.5 million people, receive over one million registered refugees from Syria.
Jan 26, 2016UNDP Support to the Implementation of the 2030 AgendaAs the UN’s Development arm, UNDP has a key role to play in supporting country partners to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development building on its core strengths. UNDP has worked with the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) in developing a strategy for effective and coherent implementation support under the acronym ‘MAPS’ (Mainstreaming, Acceleration, and Policy Support). Well-equipped with this integrated package of policy support services, UNDP stands ready to support country partners to effectively implement the new development agenda and make long-term economic prosperity, human and environmental well-being a reality.
Jan 15, 2016Common Principles for Support to ParliamentsUNDP and the IPU – together with other partners – have developed a set of Common Principles for Support to Parliaments aimed at improving the quality of parliamentary development support made available to parliaments, through better cooperation and coordination. The Common Principles provide a benchmark that can be used in the design, implementation and assessment of parliamentary development activities.
Dec 16, 2015The Indicators We WantThis report is the outcome of a discussion among many experts, who were actively engaged in the design of sound indicators for measuring Goal 16, as an input to the work of the United Nations Statistical Commission's Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDG) and the Praia Group on Governance Statistics.
Nov 26, 2015Fast Facts: Youth and Climate ChangeToday’s youth has a unique stake in the global dialogue on climate change: within their generation’s lifetime, our planet’s climate will cease to be what we know it to be. Young men and women are playing an active role in protecting the environment and finding innovative solutions to climate change. After crisis, youth often play a pivotal role in adopting and promoting environmentally-friendly practices at home and in the community. Young women are contributing as managers of natural resources in rural economies and this in turn impacts both diagnostics and solutions towards resilience building.
Nov 23, 2015HIV and Young People Who Inject DrugsThis brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes and support for young people who inject drugs offering current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability; barriers to services; and examples of programmes that may work in addressing their needs and rights.
Nov 23, 2015HIV and Young People Who Sell SexThis brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide services, programmes and support for young people who sell sex. It offers current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability of young people who sell sex; the barriers and constraints to appropriate services; and examples of programmes that address their needs and rights.
Nov 18, 2015GPECS II Country WindowIn 2009, UNDP launched the first-ever global project in electoral assistance – the Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support (GPECS). One of the most successful features of GPECS has been its ability to be the ‘first on the ground’ by using a rapid response, fast-track mechanism to request and approve country-level electoral support.
UNDP 2014-2015 highlights our key actions over the past year and their impact on the lives of beneficiaries around the world. The report also outlines the ongoing restructuring process that will ensure UNDP is fit for purpose in the new post-2015 landscape.
The Global Programme is the architecture that allows UNDP to provide coherent global policy advice and programme support services, based on country and regional programme experiences and drawing on the pool of evidence, knowledge and expertise gained by UNDP across all development settings.