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Gathering "all of Iraq" to understand peace

Iraqi students design activities for people from various backgrounds to exchange ideas about peace.  


How tsunami preparedness saved a rugby coach's life

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


How to stop deadly outbreaks of diseases like Ebola

Building resilient health systems is just as important as developing new technologies to address the health challenges faced by the world’s most vulnerable populations.  


UNDP promotes business development in Africa for achieving the SDGs through multiple partnerships with Japan’s key organizations

UNDP, the Japan External Trade Organization and the Japan International Cooperation Agency signed a tripartite partnership agreement to enhance collaboration between Japanese and African private…  


UN Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner Official Mission to Yemen

UNDP’s Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner has returned from a five-day visit to Yemen where he traveled to Aden, Sana’a, and Hodeidah, to meet with communities, officials, and members of the United…  


Lessons for life: preparing students for tsunamis

In the past 100 years, 58 tsunamis have killed more than 260,000 people, higher than any other natural hazard.  


A promising youth; fighting radicalization in Mauritania

With debates and training sessions, the Nouakchott youth centre is changing minds.  


Stabilizing countries in crisis

UNDP has started a new generation of large-scale stabilization programmes, aiming at rapidly re-establishing basic services.  


Sustaining peace at the local level

Village committees and networks of women and young people are important for strengthening social cohesion at the Mauritania-Mali border.  


25th Anniversary of the Human Security concept

Keynote Speech: Reflections on the past 25 years since the Human Development Report of 1994  

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