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Read UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner's opening remarks at the Second High-level United Nations conference on South-South Cooperation
Government officials, policy makers and ministerial representatives from across the world will be in Ghana for the Africa Climate Week from 18-22 March.
We must address the issues surrounding women's inequality if we are to achieve a sustainable future.
UNDP backs a new approach to the war on drugs, based on human rights and evidence of what works.
Delegates to a conference co-hosted by the European Union and United Nations in Brussels has pledged some US$7 billion to reach 21.2 million people in Syria and neighbouring countries.
The Strategic Plan sets out a vision for the evolution of UNDP over the next four years

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On the ground in about 170 countries and territories, UNDP works to eradicate poverty while protecting the planet. We help countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain their progress.

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3M

jobs created (41% for women) in
101 countries

170M

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1,388

disaster risk reduction plans put in place in 62 countries

(2014-2017)


 

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