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Niue to create large-scale marine protected area

The tiny Pacific island country of Niue is now in the global big leagues of marine conservation. At the Our Ocean Conference in Malta on October 5, the government of Niue announced its decision to…  


UNDP continues to expand stabilization support for Iraqi Government to help families return home, including minority communities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to support the Government of Iraq on stabilization projects to restore vital services in areas freed from ISIL. More than 1200 projects are…  


Post-hurricane needs assessment kicks off in Dominica

Following the colossal category 5 hurricane that decimated the Caribbean island nation of Dominica on 18 September a UN-wide Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) kicks off today, led by a senior UNDP…  


With the European Union’s support, UNDP is helping Cuba recover from Hurricane Irma

The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) is providing EUR 700,000 to UNDP to support Cuban families affected by hurricane Irma, which battered the island on 8…  


Eradication of Poverty - October 17, 2017

Statement on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - October 17, 2017  


Development of national evaluation capacities can contribute to eradicating poverty, promoting prosperity and protecting our planet

Country-level evaluation capacities have a key role to play in helping the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts said here today at the largest evaluation conference to…  


UNDP-OECD G20 Workshop

Driving the Agenda 2030 Implementation: The G20’s Role in Sustainable Development for All  


Remarks at the Small States Forum 2017

Remarks at the Small States Forum 2017  


Pathways for Peace

Opening remarks on Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Prevention of Violent Conflict  


96th Meeting of the Development Committee

Statement to the 96th Meeting of the Development Committee.  

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