Poverty Reduction

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Towards an Inclusive and Accessible Future for All

The voices of persons with disabilities have remained largely on the margins of the globaldevelopment debate. However, if development is the process of enlarging people’s choices in order to create the conditions for shared prosperity, then it cannot overlook persons with disabilities. Today theremore

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Community Recovery in DRC

This project is reducing longstanding inter-community tensions with the delivery of basic services and the improvement of the livelihoods of the local communities, by providing employment and income-earning opportunities to youths and ex-combatants, improving women’s transportation means,more

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Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur

In cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Finance “Darfur Development Programme”, UNDP, UNV, ILO and Sudanese Universities, this project provides an approach to fill the enormous business and financial skills capacity gap among youth and women in Darfur, while at the same time contributing tomore

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Women's Economic Empowerment in Haiti

This project took a holistic approach towards addressing the issue of women’s social and economic vulnerability, including the stigma associated with being survivors of gender-based violence. After analyzing market and value chain based employment opportunities, UNDP provided vulnerable women withmore

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Mobilising Social Business in Timor-Leste

In support of the Government’s objectives to explore innovative ways of mobilizing the private sector and cooperatives to contribute to MDG achievement, this project promotes high impact social enterprises for private sector development and the generation of rural employment and incomes. more

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Improving Water and Sanitation Services in Mongolia

This project targets four districts and responds to the urgent need to accelerate Mongolia’s off-track target of the MDG 7. It aims to foster capacity development by enabling local governments to fully undertake their assigned functions in rural water and sanitation, enhance local resourcemore

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Building an Inclusive Financial Sector in Rwanda

This project improves financial service delivery to women and youth in low-income populations by engaging with key stakeholders at four levels:        - Client level: Build the capacity of women and youth to manage medium and small enterprises (MSEs) and accessmore

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Inclusive Economic Development in Colombia

Nine job centres in eight cities of Colombia are oering business counseling, entrepreneurship training, and career opportunities particularly to internally displaced persons, women, indigenous people and persons with disabilities. The centres are dynamic spaces where the public, private andmore

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Republic of Korea-UNDP MDG Trust Fund Brochure

The Fund supports innovative, catalytic and sustainable approaches for multiplier effects and accelerated progress towards MDG achievement. It also supports UNDP’s efforts to build and lead a strategic coalition of partners to shape the post-2015 development agenda through global mobilization andmore

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Capturing Mineral Revenues in Zambia: Past Trends and Future Prospects

Produced by: UNDP, EU-UN Global Partnership on Land, Natural Resources and Conflict Zambia has been exporting copper for more than a century. The country’s mining sector has undergone significant changes during this period. It was under private hands during the colonial era; under public ownershipmore

UNDP Global Programme
2014 to 2017

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.

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Poverty Reduction

Poverty reduction is the overarching goal and at the core of UNDP’s work to support transformational change which brings about real improvements in people’s lives. UNDP invests nearly
US$1 billion every year in fighting poverty and advancing progress towards the MDGs.

 

Our work on Povery Reduction
UNDP's Annual Report
New Partnerships for Development

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report spotlights results from actions across core dimensions of development, from jobs and food security, to well-run elections, to crisis recovery, to the management of finite natural resources.

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