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UNDP Prevention Forum kicks off Development Dialogues series

Practitioners, policy makers and experts gather to share lessons and innovations around the future of conflict prevention and peacebuilding  

International Youth Art Contest Announces Ka Yi Siu of Hong Kong SAR, China as 2021 Winner

From almost 600 entries submitted by young artists from over 50 different countries, 18-year-old Ka Yi Siu of Hong Kong SAR, China has been chosen as the winner of the World Wildlife Day 2021…  

International Women’s Day 2021

This year’s International Women’s Day is like no other. As countries and communities start to slowly recover from a devastating pandemic, we have the chance to finally end the exclusion and…  

UNDP calls for temporary basic income to help world’s poorest women cope with effects of COVID-19 pandemic

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the COVID-19…  

Prevention in Action Global Forum

Opening Remarks delivered by Asako Okai at the Prevention in Action Global Forum 2021 and Official Launch of Development Dialogues: Rethinking Solutions to Crisis in the Decade of Action  

UN World Wildlife Day highlights role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ livelihoods and knowledge in the conservation of forests species and ecosystems

Representatives of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, Governments, civil society and the private sector came together to celebrate the role of forest communities and their experiences in…  

Launch of the Regional Climate Weeks 2021

Statement delivered by Haoliang Xu at the high-level opening of the Regional Roundtables to launch the Regional Climate Weeks 2021  

New Global Fund Grants to increase access to health services in Congo

The Global Fund, the Government of the Republic of Congo and health partners today launched two new grants to strengthen prevention and treatment services to fight HIV, TB and malaria and build…  

Call to Action: Vaccine Equity Declaration

UNDP Joins the campaign to call on countries and companies to ensure that by the time World Health Day arrives on 7 April, COVID-19 vaccines are being administered in every country.  

High-Level Political Segment of 46th United Nations Human Rights Council

On behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, I would like to congratulate Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan on her election as President of the Human Rights Council for 2021.