Our stories

  • Broadening career opportunities in Guatemala
    Sep 29, 2014

    A UNDP -supported project aims to promote educational opportunities and facilitate the employment of young people from the most vulnerable sectors of Guatemala City .

  • Training Beninese youth in agribusiness
    Mar 21, 2013

    UNDP and the government work towards reducing youth unemployment and underemployment by training young people in organic agriculture, food processing, and natural resource management.

  • Preserving biodiversity, protecting livelihoods in Burundi
    Aug 13, 2014

    To educate and involve local communities in the management of the country's natural resources, the Government of Burundi, the Global Environment Fund (GEF) and UNDP co-finance a project for the conservation of biodiversity.

  • Developing new chances beyond bars
    Aug 17, 2015

    A justice and inclusion program in Uruguay provides job and skills training to help detainees prepare for their future and improves social cohesion within the penitentiary system.

  • Gaming the education system in Bolivia
    Jul 29, 2015

    An educational video game company finds success through the Dynamic Businesses Programme in Bolivia.

  • Young women encouraged to join national police of Timor-Leste
    Oct 17, 2014

    A capacity building project aims to improve governance by strengthening the management and administrative capacity of PNTL and support gender mainstreaming in all PNTL processes.

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