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Reviving an ancient irrigation system to meet climate change

In the last decade Sri Lanka has been experiencing severe shifts in seasonal rainfall, increased floods and droughts.  


Dengue fever ravages Asia Pacific

In the last 50 years there's been a 30-fold increase in cases.  


Climate change in Asia and the Pacific. What's at stake?

Many Asia-Pacific nations are coping with climate change while at the same time trying to raise living standards.  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in Sri Lanka

This investment case report analyzes current social and economic burdens from tobacco use, costs and benefits of acting to reduce those burdens, and the return-on-investment.  


Building a future of inclusion

Young leaders from around the world share their ideas to promote peace and inclusiveness.  


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.  


Seeds for a brighter future

A school in Sri Lanka provides a haven--and gardening lessons--for families returning from conflict.  


UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

UNDP Innovation Facility case studies from over 25 countries on how innovation can make development more impactful.  


Governments of the Future

Leveraging Innovation and New Technologies for the 2030 Agenda  


How can dialogue support reconciliation and transitional justice in post-conflict contexts?

This issue brief examines dialogue processes in complex political contexts and their usefulness in advancing reconciliation and transitional justice.  

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