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Human Rights and Drug Policy

A coalition of UN Member States, UN entities and leading human rights experts meeting at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs launched today, a landmark set of international legal standards to transform…  

International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy

Drug control intersects with much of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN Member State pledge to leave no one behind. In line with the 2030 Agenda, the UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021…  

HIV clickbait or cure?

What does recent news of an HIV 'cure' really mean for the millions of people living with the syndrome?  

Tackling what cannot be said

One woman is taking on the culture of impunity surrounding sexual violence in Myanmar.  

"Our motivation was our brother."

Two sisters use innovation to help families--including their own--living with a Down Syndrome child.  

Inclusion can turn the tide against HIV

On Zero Discrimination Day we examine the inequalities that are holding back the fight against HIV.  

How to choose, cook and eat fish sustainably

Award-winning chef Andrew Zimmern writes about the far-reaching benefits of making sustainable choices when shopping for fish.  

Building a development programme that works: three lessons from eVIN

The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network, or eVIN, uses technology to help health workers ensure that vaccines reach every child.  

Seeds for a brighter future

A school in Sri Lanka provides a haven--and gardening lessons--for families returning from conflict.  

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