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Why development results should no longer be concrete

It’s not just plastic. Concrete must also make way for 21st Century development solutions.  


Em[powered] island communities lead energy innovation

In many island countries, only a small percentage of electricity comes from renewable sources. A look at three nations that are changing that.  


Message on International Volunteer Day

Message on International Volunteer Day - 5 December  


Tolerance but not inclusion

The study found that there are overall favourable attitudes towards LGBT people in Thailand and significant support for inclusive laws and policies, but also persistent experiences of stigma and…  


Looking Out for Adolescents and Youth from Key Populations

This assessment in this report aims to explore and understand experiences and key contexts of HIV risk and prevention, and broader sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for young people,…  


Powering change in Vanuatu

A tiny South Pacific island gets a new lease on life with solar energy.  


Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

This booklet includes each principle of the UNGPs alongside the gender guidance and illustrative actions. It aims for better integration of a gender perspective in the business and human rights field…  


Next Generation Women, Peace and Security

These case studies chronicle how women and gender activists from N-Peace are using social innovation to respond to ongoing conflict and peacebuilding contexts, whilst rising to address emerging…  


Four ways to act NOW

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


Launch of the IDDRS

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

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