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Young people are key to preventing violent extremism, says new UNDP report

New report underscores the need for systematic participation of young people in decision-making and governance to prevent and respond to violent extremism.  


Fourth World Reconstruction Conference pledges to 'leave no-one behind'

More than 1000 participants attended the Fourth World Reconstruction Conference (WRC4), applying the pledge made by 193 countries in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to 'leave no one…  


Green Finance Solutions for Global Goals

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Scottish-Government backed Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), together with the New York Declaration on Forests Global Platform, gather…  


Taking Stock of the Progress in Implementing Sendai Framework

Remarks by Asako Osai at the Sixth Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Geneva  


UNDP chief calls on business leaders to scale up work toward global goals

United Nations Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner called on business leaders and investors to scale up efforts to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying private sector…  


International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Int'l Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Justice and Protection for All - 17 May  



Addressing Inequalities Towards Inclusive Development

UNGA High-level thematic debate  


Leave no one behind - making inclusion a reality

Asako Okai's Statement at the opening ceremony of the Fourth World Reconstruction Conference, Geneva  


Climate Action Summit

Joint Appeal from the UN System to the Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit  

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