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A ceasefire is necessary to protect Yemen from coronavirus

Preparing for a pandemic in one of the most fragile countries on earth.  


Peru embarks on a comprehensive approach to COVID-19

As cases rise, the country prepares for the wide-ranging coronavirus, particularly among the most vulnerable.  


Could coronavirus lead to a “positive peace”?

Designing a humanitarian response that leads to more resilient societies.  


The arts enrich lives, but are also beset with gross inequality

Exploring the idea that human development is not just economic, but can also be about expanding the richness of human lives.  


UNDP support for coronavirus-affected countries goes beyond health

The Global Humanitarian Response Plan addresses the deterioration of human rights, social cohesion, livelihoods and protecting the most vulnerable.  


Applying the hard lessons of coronavirus to the biodiversity crisis

The pace and degree of transformative change can surprise us. Powerful interests want to maintain the status quo, but a crisis challenges these dynamics.  


Preparing better, fighting back, recovering stronger

The spread of COVID-19 will undoubtedly hit Africa harder than anywhere else on Earth, with long-lasting impacts that will be nothing short of catastrophic.  


COVID-19 will change our lives and our way of working

What are the long-term effects of coronavirus and what could it mean for sustainable development?  


What Singapore can teach about an effective coronavirus response

The city state's swift response has lessons for the world.  


An opportunity to transform action on nature and climate

UNDP has teamed up with NASA to increase ways to use spatial data to protect biodiversity.  

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