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“We are determined to end poverty and hunger, in all their forms and dimensions, and to ensure that all human beings can fulfil their potential in dignity and equality and in a healthy environment.”

- Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 2015, A/RES/70/1

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The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announced today the winners of the 10th Equator…

A coalition of UN Member States, UN entities and leading human rights experts meeting at the…

Urgent action is needed to protect millions of men, women and children exposed to toxic levels of…

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize…

Recognizing the urgency of developing new lifesaving treatments for neglected tropical diseases…

There is an even wider chasm between on-the-ground realities and global policies, where the fate of…

How a young woman has discovered hope through employment.

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people…

Albanian women learn new skills - and gain hope - from a UNDP vocational training programme.

UNDP support renovates a vital hospital in southern Libya.

Costa Rica is leading the world in the protection of its oceans and sea life, and women are becoming…

Improving livelihoods while protecting natural resources in Colombia.

A Ugandan business survey highlights the progress and sustainable development opportunities of…

Making legals systems fairer for the women working in and involved with them.

The global response has not been ambitious enough to achieve inequality targets.

A Sudanese woman fights for the rights of women.

As the market for tobacco leaf gradually declines, innovative financing offers an opportunity to…

Our ecological meltdown is inextricably intertwined with many other crises.

This discussion paper reviews ways countries use the flexibility available in the drug conventions…

This set of briefs provide policy and decision makers across government with information on how…

This note describes an innovative financing solution offering a more efficient way to budget for…

Drug control intersects with much of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN Member…

UNDP's Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2020. Gender equality is a fundamental human right and a…

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