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World Refugee Day 2020: Every Action Counts

COVID-19 has exposed the full extent of human vulnerability. Recent UNDP estimates show that the Human Development Index – a combined measure of the world’s education, health, and living standards –…  


Human Rights Day 2019

Human Rights Day 2019  


Volunteerism – An Antidote to a World in Flux

Every day, an estimated one billion volunteers make a difference to the people and communities where they live and work. They create social bonds and give a voice to marginalized and vulnerable…  



United Nations calls for sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of Brussels conference

On the eve of the foreign ministers’ meeting at the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, three UN Principals today warned that the Syria crisis is not yet over…  


EU-hosted high-level meeting on the Syria crisis

EU-hosted high-level meeting on the Syria crisis  


In Brussels, UN calls for increased support for vulnerable Syrians and host populations

As the ‘Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region’ opens, UN Chiefs are calling urgently for increased support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and the communities hosting…  


Syria Crisis: a Multipronged Approach to Increase Resilience

Statement of the UNDP Administrator to the Member States Briefing, Geneva  


Innovation for development in Uganda

Refugees from South Sudan and host communities in Uganda team up to propose solutions for shared challenges.  


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