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UNDP projects funded by Norway in 2016

Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations Geir O. Pedersen speaks about Norway's partnership with UNDP. Shared priorities include poverty reduction, climate change, education, health, governance and human rights.


UNDP projects funded by Norway in 2016


Our stories

  • Paralegals bring justice to women in South Sudan
    May 21, 2013

    Alice Adye witnessed how breakdowns within state institutions, including police as well as statutory and customary courts, undermined and victimized women in rural areas of her community in South Sudan.

  • Indonesia: Fighting for Social Justice
    Feb 27, 2013

    Three years ago, Indonesian housewife Ibu Odah had little knowledge of legal affairs. Now, the mother of two is at the forefront of a legal fight against domestic violence in the remote island of Ternate, in the North Moluccas province of Indonesia.

  • Micro-hydro brings energy to Afghanistan
    Feb 4, 2013

    Micro hydroelectric power plants are bringing light and energy to households, schools, and small businesses in Afghanistan.

  • Sierra Leone: Tackling youth unemployment
    Jan 4, 2013

    Youth unemployment is one of the major causes of war in Sierra Leone and a serious threat to the peace that prevails in the country today. An estimated 800,000 youth between the ages of 15 and 35 are actively searching for employment.

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