• Fast Facts: Youth Engagement, Crisis Response and Resilience
    Mar 30, 2014

    UNDP supports strengthened youth engagement in disaster preparedness, crisis response and resilience building in crisis and/or conflict contexts. Young men and women are playing an active role in rebuilding the social fabric of societies.

  • Fast Facts: Youth as Partners for the Implementation of the SDGs
    Jul 15, 2016

    The 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.

  • GPECS II - Questions and Answers
    Nov 18, 2015

    This brief document provides answers to the most prominent questions in regard to the Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support (GPECS), such as how does global and regional electoral assistance look like, how does GPECS complement electoral assistance projects in our Member States and how can Development Partners contribute to GPECS.

  • Fast Facts: Governance in post crisis settings
    Oct 16, 2013

    A quarter of the world’s population lives in countries where state capacities are limited and societies experience high levels of fragility due to the repercussions of war or disaster. In these contexts, states cannot provide security and basic services to their citizens or effectively manage the process of recovery.

  • Fast Facts: Dismarmament Demoblization and Reintegration
    Feb 8, 2013

    When conflict comes to an end, those who directly took part in fighting may have special livelihoods, economic and psychosocial needs resulting from sometimes years of being engaged in armed violence. Consideration must be given to these needs when communities and nations try to rebuild.