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New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

Of the 1.3 billion people who are multidimensionally poor, more than two-thirds of them—886 million—live in middle-income countries.  


At European Development Days, UNDP announces the winner of the Data Visualization Challenge on Inequalities, marks 10th anniversary of Kapuscinski lectures

– "Inequality, along with climate change, is one of the biggest threats facing the world today. Growing levels of inequality challenge social cohesion, peace and security, and sustainable development…  


In Yemen, EU helps to restore access to healthcare

A maternity and childhood healthcare and storage facility was recently rehabilitated by UNDP’s Social Protection Project for Community Resilience Project (SPCRP), funded with USD $136,548 by the…  


European Union, UNDP intensify climate work in Eastern Partnership region

Marking the 10th anniversary of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership, the EU and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched EU4Climate, a regional initiative to support the development and…  


UN and EU inaugurate art installation symbolizing common values

The United Nations and the European Union marked their joint commitment to the common values of the United Nations with the formal opening of Enlightened Universe, an art installation composed of a…  


Global gathering of artisanal and small-scale miners charts new vision for sustainable development

Over 500 people from more than 70 countries have assembled in Livingstone, Zambia for the International Conference on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining and Quarrying (ASM18) to chart a vision for…  


Kosovo’s historic sites to receive € 2 million facelift

The European Union and UNDP have launched the second phase of a programme to renovate Kosovo*’s cultural and religious monuments, involving youth from diverse backgrounds in the rehabilitation and…  


Towards a knowledge-based economy: EU, UNDP investing in vocational education in Azerbaijan

The European Union and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to support the enhancement of vocational education and development capacity in Azerbaijan, as part of the EU-funded initiative…  


European Development Days: Gender equality and women’s empowerment key to achieving the Global Goals

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) participated in the European Development Days (EDDs), Europe’s leading forum on development, which in 2018 focused on the role of women and girls in achieving the…  


A signature solution to arms control

The EU and UNDP marked the results of a 15-year-long partnership on arms control, developed and piloted by SEESAC, a joint initiative of UNDP and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), operating…  

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