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To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities: 2019 Human Development Report

The 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” says that just as the gap in basic living standards…  


The world must go faster and farther to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, new report says

The world needs to redouble its efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report launched today.  


Tartous: Growing mushrooms for improved living conditions

Since the start of the crisis in Syria, Tartous has been one of the most stable governorates and is thus, a natural safe haven for internally displaced persons (IDPs) escaping from nearby conflict…  


Sri Lanka: Economic development helps improve people’s life

Under the EU-funded Support to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP), 25 government officers including Hasmath from the Puttalam District, were provided with a certified training in…  


Gaming the education system in Bolivia

Using video games in schools is an extra motivation for students, a tool with great potential to enhance their learning as "the best way to learn is by playing". When their first child was born in…  



Turkmenistan: Helping people with disabilities move forward

A programme in Turkmenistan that teaches disabled people employable skills is helping improve their job prospects.  


In Georgia, UNDP, EU and other partners equip youth for careers

With the support of UNDP, EU and other partners, Georgia is strengthening its system of professional education, ensuring that thousands of young people are equipped with the knowledge and experience…  


Bringing financial services to the Pacific's poorest

Dulari is a beneficiary of the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme, aimed at expanding financial services to low-income, rural and vulnerable populations in the Pacific Islands, including Fiji,…  


UNDP-EU support to farmers helps Cuba depend less on imports

In Cuba, food security is an enormous challenge. This unsustainable situation has prompted the Cuban government to define a strategy for self-sufficiency on food, and to make it a national priority.…  

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