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

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


On Human Rights Day, EU and UNDP Sign Partnership Agreement to Address Human Rights Issues in Business Operations in Asia

The European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement to jointly implement the four-year programme, “Business and Human Rights in Asia: Enabling…  


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…  



Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


Prolonged conflict would make Yemen the poorest country in the world, UNDP study says

New UNDP report on Impact of War in Yemen shows that if conflict persists beyond 2019, the country will not meet any of SDGs until 2061 – 31 years after deadline.  


European Union, United Nations and partner countries support new framework for financing sustainable development

“Integrated National Financing Frameworks” (INFFs) will help countries assess the status of their finances, identify gaps and develop new financing strategies to help achieve the greatest possible…  


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.  


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.  

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