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Arab states step up response to coronavirus

Almost all nations are taking precautions by closing borders, schools, and public places.  


Climate leadership in one of the most challenging corners of the world

What the Arab States are doing to create a sustainable future.  


Making 'inclusiveness' truly inclusive

The need to think more laterally about the notion of inclusiveness in disaster risk reduction.  


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.  


ECOSOC Youth Forum

Remarks at Youth & Climate Session – Opening Segment  


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.  


Our top stories from 2018

From innovation, to AI, to plain old repurposing, UNDP in 2018 showcased the many ways in which we're leading the charge towards a sustainable future.  


Governments of the Future

Leveraging Innovation and New Technologies for the 2030 Agenda  


2018 Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan

Opening remarks at the launch of the 2018 Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan & the Resilience and Recovery Framework  


In Somalia, seeking to ensure drought never again turns into famine

Continuing urgent, life-saving response is vital, but only long-term development gains will lift the country out of poverty, vulnerability, and insecurity.  

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