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Mapping the essentials for a dignified life

Looking at poverty from every angle.  


The frightening impact of Yemen's war on children

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


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.  


"Everything has changed for good."

After years of disruption and overcrowding, a Libyan music teacher finally gets a dedicated space for instruction.  


Migration, displacement and the SDGs at the High Level Political Forum

With forced displacement at unprecedented numbers, more effective steps are needed to effectively tackle its causes and ramifications.  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people to become positive change-makers.  


Human rights and the SDGs - two sides of the same coin

Building the capacity of human rights defenders.  


Addressing the root causes of inequality

The global response has not been ambitious enough to achieve inequality targets.  


Seeds for a brighter future

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


UN And Partners Launch Plan To Support Syrian Refugees And Countries Hosting Them As Number Of Syrian Refugee New-Borns Reaches One Million Mark

“These one million children have largely been born into a situation where poverty and unemployment are common, early marriage and child labour occur, and an education is not always secure” said Amin…  

UNDP Around the world