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Message on International Volunteer Day

Message on International Volunteer Day - 5 December  


Bridging the HIV divide in Angola

In Angola, a new generation of activists is mobilizing local communities and raising women and girls' awareness to HIV.  


Hydro power boosts development in the DR Congo

Rural electrification helps tackle instability and provides livelihoods  


Four ways to act NOW

Ending gender violence is a human rights imperative and critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda.  


"Now that we own our land we can protect it."

Working on climate change with the Hadzabe people of northern Tanzania, one of the world's oldest communities.  


Launch of the IDDRS

Statement: Launch of the revised Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards (IDDRS)  


Launch of the Global Parliamentary Handbook on Women, Peace and Security

Members of parliament have an important role to play as peacebuilders.  


UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner, called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the United Nations to achieve the Sustainable Development…  


Do fragile and conflict-affected countries prioritise core government functions?

This research explores ‘core government functions’ and transitions in fragile and conflict-affected situations using the context of Colombia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and South Sudan as case…  


Urbanizing Africa; avoiding pitfalls and embracing opportunities

Planning for a future where 1.2 billion Africans live in cities.  

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