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Elections: A first step towards democracy

Ensuring greater citizen participation to guarantee more inclusive elections in the world is one of the aspirations of the partnership that has been uniting UNDP and the European Union for the last 15…  


Beating COVID-19 with solidarity

“We don’t wear masks not because we don’t want to, but because we cannot afford to buy them.”  


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

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


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…  


Plastics and the Circular Economy: Community Solutions

This publication captures the experiences and lessons learned of the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, on plastics management.  


Justice that leaves no one behind

Sierra Leone’s journey to change perceptions and practices within its criminal justice system.  


How parliaments can work with women to create peace

The understanding of the role of gender in conflict prevention and peacebuilding has grown greatly in the past 20 years.  


The future is female

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


Realizing the African dream

UNDP supports 216 active climate change adaptation projects in 45 countries in Africa. Our story takes a look at 15 years of results.  


Investing in youth in Sierra Leone

The annual Social Good Summit inspires young entrepreneurs to solve local development challenges  

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