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Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


Second Intersessional Seminar on the Prevention of Human Rights Violations

Panel discussion on ‘The interaction between the Human Rights Council and the United Nations Development Pillar towards preventing human rights violations’  


The frightening impact of Yemen's war on children

Two new reports reveal how far back development is being pushed.  


UNDP, DPPA and EU sign new agreement on building national capacities for conflict prevention

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) signed today, an agreement with the European Union (EU) to renew the…  


Global Goals Week

This year’s Global Goals Week is the biggest one yet, with more than 80 partners and dozens of events uniting people from all walks of life around a common mission: a sustainable future for everyone.  


Addressing climate-related security risks through concrete action

Statement delivered by Asako Okai, UN ASG and Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau at the 74th UN GA side event.  


A critical moment to think about governance opportunities

What happens to democracy when citizens are too jaded to vote?  


New UNDP-Switzerland agreement to boost crisis prevention and recovery efforts

The Government of Switzerland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered into a new US $14.3m (CHF 14 million) partnership agreement to reinforce UNDP’s global efforts on crisis…  


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.  

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