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New roads lead to new opportunities

The Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme is improving infrastructure in a region recovering from conflict.  


"We were sitting on broken chairs."

Following conflict in Libya a vital free clinic gets up and running.  


Molding the potential of alabaster and clay

Small business grants enable Jamaican artists to expand their markets.  


How tsunami preparedness saved a rugby coach's life

Launching its #PrepareToWin initiative, UNDP supports countries in Asia Pacific with tsunami drills.  


The enchanted places of Lake Titicaca

On the famed lake, the Chimu community works to make their floating community a booming tourist attraction.  


"Land as mother, forest as father, water as blood."

Winners of the 2019 Equator Prize honoured in New York.  


UNDP, Germany, UK and Insurance Development Forum announce commitments to increase insurance protection in climate-exposed countries in line with the InsuResilience Vision 2025 goals

UN, Germany, the U.K. and the insurance industry today announced a series of coordinated commitments aimed at increasing climate change resilience for the most vulnerable countries, on the eve of the…  


Spain and UNDP Sign Partnership Framework to advance the 2030 Agenda

Leaders of Spain and UNDP signed an accord today pledging to advance the United Nations’ anti-poverty Strategic Development Goals (SDGs).  


Government of Germany signed agreement with UNDP, commits over ten million euros towards the stabilization of Lake Chad Basin

Germany commits to strengthening stabilization interventions in targeted communities affected by the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.  


From coast to coast; Costa Rica and Cote D'Ivoire work together on reforestation

UNDP matchmakes a partnership to increase forest cover, encourage better livelihoods, and combat climate change.  

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