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UN chiefs urge sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of the fourth Brussels Conference

On the eve of the fourth Supporting Syria and the Region conference in Brussels 30 June, the United Nations urged international donors to redouble their commitment to Syrians and the region.  

UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to UNDP  

To answer growing social discontent, tackle new inequalities – UN report

Disparities in health, education and wages across Europe require new policies  

European Union and UNDP to support economic empowerment of women from Afghanistan

The European Union (EU) provides a €2 million grant towards a UNDP programme that will enable Afghan women to graduate from universities in neighbouring Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.  

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…  

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