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Message on International Volunteer Day

Message on International Volunteer Day - 5 December  


'Tis the season to green your celebrations

Five ideas for how to make your holiday gatherings greener.  


No development without safety for all

How the SDGs address violence against women.  


Four ways to act NOW

Ending gender violence is a human rights imperative and critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda.  


Groundbreaking data tackles child malnutrition in Honduras

Taking a comprehensive look at a complex issue rooted in social, economic and environmental factors.  


What are NDCs and why are they important?

Helping countries reach their Paris Agreement commitments.  


UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner, called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the United Nations to achieve the Sustainable Development…  


Building Financing momentum: The investment case for ICPD

Remarks at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development  


Global Innovation Initiative for Sustainable Agriculture

Cultiv@te, a global technology and innovation initiative for sustainable agriculture was announced today at the Singapore inTech Festival (SFF) and Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology by…  


Do fragile and conflict-affected countries prioritise core government functions?

This research explores ‘core government functions’ and transitions in fragile and conflict-affected situations using the context of Colombia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and South Sudan as case…  

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