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2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


Second High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation

Opening Remarks at Second High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation  


SDGs and Her Initiative Winners of 2019 Global Competition

Today, the global SDGs and Her Competition announced the winners of the 2019 global competition. The contest– co-sponsored by the World Bank Group, UNDP, UN Women, and the Wharton School’s Zicklin…  


Human Rights and Drug Policy

A coalition of UN Member States, UN entities and leading human rights experts meeting at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs launched today, a landmark set of international legal standards to transform…  


UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

Special Address at the Inaugural UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights  


Ghana to kick start Africa Climate Week

Top-ranking government officials, policy makers and ministerial representatives from across the world will be in Ghana for the Africa Climate Week from 18-22 March. Multi-lateral organisations such as…  


Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussels

Video Statement by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator at Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussels 14 March 2019  


Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security

Statement by UN ASG Asako Okai and Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau at the CSW63 Side Event  


The Lion's Share Fund partners with JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide

JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, is to join The Lion’s Share Fund, a unique initiative raising much-needed funds to support wildlife conservation across the globe.  


UNDP presents His Majesty the King of Bhutan a Special Award of Recognition

UNDP today presented a Special Recognition Award to His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, of Bhutan, for his leadership in advancing human development and the wellbeing of Bhutanese people  

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