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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.  

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…  

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