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Measuring the Economic Impact of Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism in Africa

This study provides primary research on the economic cost and impact of violent extremism by looking at the economic cost of violent extremism focusing on 18 African countries.  


Could coronavirus lead to a “positive peace”?

Designing a humanitarian response that leads to more resilient societies.  


Digital sprints; new and faster ways of creating ideas

The world is changing fast and UNDP must adapt and change with it.  


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.  


Providing hope and support for Yemeni women as conflict drags on

Women become equal partners in addressing urgent needs in their communities.  


UN transitions: Improving Security Council Practice in Mission Settings

This policy paper covers the role of the UN Security Council in mandating and overseeing UN transitions, typically as peace operations are drawn down or significantly reconfigured.  


Stigma and discrimination can be deadly

Lessons from HIV for the coronavirus response.  


Strengthening social cohesion: Conceptual framing and programming implications

This Guidance Note seeks to clarify the social cohesion conceptual framework and provide knowledge and practical guidance in assessing and designing effective programs/projects- identifying…  


Mission 1.5 a game-changer

UNDP is responding to the most pressing issue we face as a species with what we hope will be the largest-ever global survey on climate change.  


New trends in mine action

More than 600 delegates are gathered in Geneva this week to discuss ways to rid the world of landmines.  

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