Our stories

  • Medical milestone

    With 1 million people now in treatment, Zimbabwe is turning the tide against HIV-AIDS.

  • Orange the World

    UNDP joins with other UN agencies in the #OrangeTheWorld campaign to end violence against women and girls. Together with activists around the world, we’re using the colour orange to call attention to the various forms of violence that prevent women and girls from reaching their full potential.

  • The reality of climate change

    Eight hurricanes in five months: In the Caribbean and around the world, climate change means extreme weather events could become the new normal. It's just one reason we need bold climate action.

  • Acrobats of the ocean

    Synchronizing tourism and wildlife protection in Panama

  • Poverty isn’t permanent.

    For International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UNDP challenges you to rethink what you think you know about poverty.

  • Connecting islands, weathering storms

    Climate change adaptation specialist Yusuke Taishi helps communities in Tuvalu reduce the risk from disaster.

  • Breaking the silence

    UNDP supports and empowers victims of sexual violence in the context of the armed conflict in Colombia.

  • Long journey to peace

    Tong Try, of the Mine Action Unit at UNDP Cambodia, has dedicated his entire career to ridding his country of landmines and other “explosive remnants of war".

  • The Global Goals: Building the future

    This year for Global Goals Week, UNDP invited diplomats, politicians and global citizens to help put the pieces together for a sustainable world by 2030.

  • Together for peace with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

    Through a skills exchange programme experienced Syrian refugees train Jordanian youth, strengthening their skills and employability.

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