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Nature for Water - Nature for Life

This publication highlights the importance of safeguarding nature in order to secure water-related services, and to achieve the SDGs.  

Tracking SDG progress is a team effort

For the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to become reality, countries must be able to measure their progress and report back to their citizens and to the wider world. The 2030 Agenda provides…  

Financial inclusion & Economic Empowerment of Women

"Economic empowerment of women, especially Rural Women: lessons from the South”  

Meeting on Liberia

Peacebuilding Commission Ambassadorial Level meeting on Liberia  

UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2016 Annual Report

Report highlights approaches and results achieved in addressing development challenges at local, national, regional and global levels under the UNDP Thematic Trust Funds.  

UNDP Transformation Series

To deliver on the 2030 Agenda, UNDP has laid out a new Strategic Plan that provides the blueprint for a bold and steady transformation of the organization’s work. In this series, our staff and…  


This white paper explains how block chain technology works and how it is already being used for development ends. It illustrates how block chains have brought new levels of efficiency and…  

International Women’s Day

“The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”  

Nine keys to creating an SDG Country Platform in Indonesia

Did you know Indonesia is the second most generous country in the world, with a whopping 79 percent of people having donated funds in the last month? Together with domestic private investment, which…  

UNDP Administrator: Lebanon’s development under pressures due to the Syria Crisis

Achim Steiner, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), warns of pressures on Lebanon’s social services, infrastructure and jobs due to the impact of the Syria Crisis as…  

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