Stories


Eyes on the Goals

Seven social influencers spotlight the role that digital and social media can play in achieving the Global Goals.  


Justice and compassion for rape survivors

A clinic in Fiji responds to high rates of sexual abuse against women.  


In Albania, rebuilding after tragedy

UNDP works with its partners to help families struggling to get back on their feet.  


An epic trail comes to life in the Balkans

The Via Dinarica spans seven countries, fueling a booming tourist industry and cross-cultural understanding.  


Building social bonds in Jordan

UNDP backs an initiative which addresses the economic and social needs of women.  


Decade of Action

UNDP is joining the SDG Decade of Action, a worldwide push to ensure all nations meet the 17 goals to end poverty, protect Earth and ensure everybody enjoys peace and prosperity.  


"For the first time we are making plans for the future."

How women in Sri Lanka are creating a secure future for themselves and their community.  


2019's top multimedia stories and blogs

Looking back on our most-read content.  


Meet the 16 x 16!

An initiative celebrates young leaders who highlight important issues in their communities.  


Em[powered] island communities lead energy innovation

In many island countries, only a small percentage of electricity comes from renewable sources. A look at three nations that are changing that.  


Bridging the HIV divide in Angola

In Angola, a new generation of activists is mobilizing local communities and raising women and girls' awareness to HIV.  


'Tis the season to green your celebrations

Five ideas for how to make your holiday gatherings greener.  


Powering change in Vanuatu

A tiny South Pacific island gets a new lease on life with solar energy.  


The women who want to be free

Widening educational and employment opportunities for Afghan women.  


Hydro power boosts development in the DR Congo

Rural electrification helps tackle instability and provides livelihoods  

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