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Masked opportunities

When businesses are seeing dark days due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations in Nepal have been helping women make steady incomes.  


Delivering services in cities under crisis

This World Cities Day finds cities on the frontline of the pandemic.  


In Uzbekistan, UN agencies, banks, governments work to rebuild after pandemic

Seventeen UN agencies and six IFIs are working together in Uzbekistan to address COVID-19’s devastating impacts on the Central Asian republic—creating jobs, re-skilling migrant workers, delivering…  


UNDP at the Paris Peace Forum 2020

In less than a month, at the third edition of the Paris Peace Forum (PPF 11 -13 Nov 2020) the international community will gather to build forward better from the COVID-19 pandemic. All actors of…  


A tale of cities

Many are not equipped to respond to a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic.  


Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Peacebuilding

Opening remarks by George Conway, Deputy Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau on behalf of Asako Okai  


How we can equip our healthcare systems for the future

Coping with non-pandemic related health issues, including the increasing health-related effects of climate change.  


How can small islands reimagine tourism for a green recovery

The global travel ban has decimated many countries' economies.  


Padma Lakshmi, Alexis Ren and Ronen Rubinstein kick off UN Development Programme’s campaign to raise awareness of growing inequalities caused by COVID-19 and climate change

As the UN commemorates its 75th anniversary, UNDP is teaming up with celebrities and influencers to raise awareness of the alarming rate at which COVID-19 and climate change are increasing…  


Moldova’s COVID-19 recovery requires investment in services, e-governance, UN plan says

COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of life in Moldova, according to a new UN response and recovery plan, prepared with technical leadership from UNDP.  

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