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SDGs in Crisis - Lessons Learned in Fragile Settings

This snapshot outlines common bottlenecks in SDG implementation, highlights promising practices and makes some early recommendations about persistent challenges that impede progress on the 2030 Agenda…  


In greater effectiveness, transparency and accountability

If you are in the business of advising governments on effective institutions, value for money and transparent elections, it’s always good to have your own house in order first  


Ensuring sustainable solutions to combatting corruption

Learning from our work in the past decade, we have identified four key areas of interventions : SDG16 and anti-corruption; technology and innovation; business integrity; and social accountability.  


Responding to the Challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases

This issue brief provides policy makers with information on how UNDP is responding to the challenge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).  


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.  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in Georgia

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.  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in Cape Verde

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.  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in Madagascar

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.  


Keeping journalists safe benefits societies

On average, every four days, a journalist is killed for bringing information to the public. A free and independent media is the bedrock of informed societies  


Taking global action against illicit financial flows

Domestic public resources are fundamental for development financing, but are widely undermined by illicit financial activities; how can the international community act to transform financial systems…  

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