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World Health Day celebrates nurses and midwives

Supporting those on the front lines of the coronavirus.  


Arab states step up response to coronavirus

Almost all nations are taking precautions by closing borders, schools, and public places.  


The arts enrich lives, but are also beset with gross inequality

Exploring the idea that human development is not just economic, but can also be about expanding the richness of human lives.  


COVID-19 as a governance challenge

As cases rise in Latin America and the Caribbean, countries must prepare to adapt.  


"We are planting the oxygen you will breathe in the future."

Following decades of brutal conflict, projects have begun generating economic and social opportunities that promote peace.  


In the path of the monarch butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in the Mexican state of Michoacán is known around the world for an extraordinary migratory phenomenon.  


A Review of Multidimensional Poverty Index and Uses in Asia-Pacific

This report shares country experiences with multidimensional poverty measurement and the MPI in UNDP programme countries in Asia and the Pacific.  


Bias and backlash

The invisible forces holding women back.  


The struggle for women in politics continues

From suffragettes to modern day feminists, women and men have fought long and hard for women’s right to vote and hold office.  


Strategies for Supporting Inclusive Innovation

This report draws on the insights from case studies across ASEAN countries to present concrete recommendations for policymakers in Asia-Pacific who are interested in developing a more coherent…  

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