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Message on International Volunteer Day

Message on International Volunteer Day - 5 December  


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…  


Mapping the essentials for a dignified life

Looking at poverty from every angle.  



Vocational training gives prisoners a fresh start

UNDP is helping transform South Sudan prisons into institutions for reform and reintegration.  


Restoring dignity and self reliance in the world's longest displacement crisis

More than two million Somalis have been forced from their homes in one of the world’s most protracted displacement crises, now in its third decade.  


How landmines hinder development

On International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, a look at the way landmines further hold back already poor communities.  


The future is female

All over the world, and in all walks of life, women are creating, designing, and innovating to make better lives.  


"We are now part of the global village."

Cutting edge technology enables a solar-powered police training facility to serve the community.  


Inspiring a clean power revolution

When energy initiatives do more than keep the lights on.  

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