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Being LGBTI

From exclusion in the workplace to criminalization of their gender identity, LGBTI people still face intolerance.  


“Be brave. You can do more than you imagine.”

A young Afghani man living with disabilities finds new hope.  


Taking Stock of the Progress in Implementing Sendai Framework

Remarks by Asako Osai at the Sixth Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Geneva  


UNDP chief calls on business leaders to scale up work toward global goals

United Nations Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner called on business leaders and investors to scale up efforts to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying private sector…  


Funding to achieve the Global Goals exists—here’s how governments can tap it

UNDP's new SDG Impact initiative aims to leverage a sea change in capital markets to harness trillions of dollars to achieve the Global Goals.  


International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Int'l Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Justice and Protection for All - 17 May  



Addressing Inequalities Towards Inclusive Development

UNGA High-level thematic debate  


Leave no one behind - making inclusion a reality

Asako Okai's Statement at the opening ceremony of the Fourth World Reconstruction Conference, Geneva  


Climate Action Summit

Joint Appeal from the UN System to the Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit  

UNDP Around the world