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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.  


Donors pledge US$7 billion for Syrians and neighbouring countries

Delegates to a conference co-hosted by the European Union and United Nations in Brussels has pledged some US$7 billion to reach 21.2 million people in Syria and neighbouring countries.  


Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussels

Video Statement by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator at Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussels 14 March 2019  


Message by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Official Opening of Days of Dialogue in Brussels

Video Message by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Official Opening of Days of Dialogue in Brussels March 13, 2019  


United Nations calls for sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of Brussels conference

On the eve of the foreign ministers’ meeting at the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, three UN Principals today warned that the Syria crisis is not yet over…  


"We have found our entrepreneurial spirit."

As the Brussels III Conference on the Future of Syria and the Region commences, UNDP urges partners to join us in supporting 5.6 million refugees and 3.9 million vulnerable members of host…  


'Invisible' women; when home is not a sanctuary

The challenges women and girls face in returning to their communities after being associated with extremist groups.  


EU-hosted high-level meeting on the Syria crisis

EU-hosted high-level meeting on the Syria crisis  


Celebrating refugees - strengthening partnership for results

A record number of people are displaced by violent conflict and disasters around the world. Twenty-two and a half million are refugees.  


In Brussels, donors pledge $4.4 billion for affected Syrians and countries in the region

Delegates to a conference co-hosted by the the European Union and United Nations and in Brussels pledged some US$4.4 billion in 2018 to efforts to reach 22 million affected people inside Syria and in…  

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