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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…  


The Future of Asian & Pacific Cities

This report makes the case for four priorities and four approaches to realize a sustainable urban future in Asia and the Pacific.  


Launch of Scaling Fences, Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe

Remarks at the Launch of Scaling Fences, Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe  


Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


100th Meeting of the Development Committee

Statement at the 100th Meeting of the Development Committee  


Protected areas

UNDP recognises the potential of protected and conserved areas as powerful, nature-based solutions for addressing biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and for delivering a wide range of social…  



Promoting Development Approaches to Migration and Displacement - UNDP's Four Specific Focus Areas

This report describes UNDP's areas of work on migration and displacement and linkages of this work with UNDP's Strategic Plan 2018-2021  


UNDP Position Paper on the Global Compact for Migration

This position paper describes UNDP's corporate position on the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).  

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