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Preparing better, fighting back, recovering stronger

The spread of COVID-19 will undoubtedly hit Africa harder than anywhere else on Earth, with long-lasting impacts that will be nothing short of catastrophic.  


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.  


UNDP and UNDRR strengthen partnership to further integrate disaster risk reduction measures into country planning and decision-making processes

UNDP and UNDRR signed a joint partnership agreement to step up collaboration on three priority areas to accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 and…  


International community pledges €1.15 billion to support Albania post-earthquake

The international community has pledged more than a billion euros (US$ 1.25 billion) to help Albania recover from the devastating November 2019 earthquake in a conference organized by the European…  


UNDP Gender and Recovery Toolkit

This Toolkit on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Crisis and Recovery Settings provides guidance on how to enable the leadership of women and girls while making sure that their specific needs…  


Hundreds registered for Monday's pledge conference as Bahamas mobilises financing for Hurricane Dorian recovery

Close to 300 local and international delegates will convene on January 13 for the widely anticipated Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference, to mobilize recovery financing.  


In Albania, rebuilding after tragedy

UNDP works with its partners to help families struggling to get back on their feet.  


2019's top multimedia stories and blogs

Looking back on our most-read content.  


Supporting refugees through development solutions

Using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as our framework, we are working with our partners to prevent, end and resolve forced displacement.  


Bahamas prepares for January pledge conference to mobilise recovery financing after Hurricane Dorian

The Government of The Bahamas and UNDP with support from the Governments of the United States and the United Kingdom will stage a pledge conference on 13 January 2020 in Nassau to mobilize financial…  

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