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Environmental Justice - Comparative Experiences in Legal Empowerment

This report outlines challenges and innovations arising around the world as communities and governments pursue an agenda of justice based on inclusive and sustainable use of natural resources and the environment. The paper highlights trends in strategies emerging across regions (Asia-Pacific, Arabmore

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Fast Facts: Human Rights and UNDP

The three pillars of the United Nations are peace and security, human rights, and development, and constitute the founding principles of the UN Charter. In its efforts to advance human development, UNDP supports Member States and partners in grounding their national development plans, policies andmore

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Fast Facts: Indigenous Peoples

UNDP’s engagement with indigenous peoples is grounded on its overall vision to help countries achieve the simultaneous eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclusion. This involves the three main areas of our work, which consist of developing sustainable developmentmore

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Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract

Based upon an extensive stocktaking of UNDP’s experience in crisis affected contexts, Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract provides insights on new approaches to governance promotion, analysis and programming adapted to the 21st century challenges of fragility. Relying on interviewsmore

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Human Rights News Brief - Human Rights for Development, Vol.2

As its predecessor, the second volume of the news brief features a wide range of interesting human rights initiatives from the field, updates on headquarters-led forthcoming knowledge products, messages from some of our UN and NGO partners, as well as an inspiring and compelling personal story frommore