Stories


"Now that we own our land we can protect it."

Working on climate change with the Hadzabe people of northern Tanzania, one of the world's oldest communities.  


Gathering "all of Iraq" to understand peace

Iraqi students design activities for people from various backgrounds to exchange ideas about peace.  


Groundbreaking data tackles child malnutrition in Honduras

Taking a comprehensive look at a complex issue rooted in social, economic and environmental factors.  


What are NDCs and why are they important?

Helping countries reach their Paris Agreement commitments.  


Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

Born in an age of uncertainty, young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Georgia reflect on patriotism, freedom and opportunity.  


Protecting livelihoods and nature on Inle Lake

Changing direction on Myanmar's second largest lake, under threat from climate change and unsustainable farming.  


"Embrace it. It's a strength."

Meet a young woman advocating for the rights of people with disabilities.  


Recovery takes root in Myanmar

Rice farmers recover from devastating floods.  


Weaving past and future

How a remote Indonesian community has revived a dying tradition.  


New roads lead to new opportunities

The Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme is improving infrastructure in a region recovering from conflict.  


"We were sitting on broken chairs."

Following conflict in Libya a vital free clinic gets up and running.  


Molding the potential of alabaster and clay

Small business grants enable Jamaican artists to expand their markets.  


Mapping the essentials for a dignified life

Looking at poverty from every angle.  


Inspiring the "thermometer of society"

Young entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso get expert advice.  


How tsunami preparedness saved a rugby coach's life

Launching its #PrepareToWin initiative, UNDP supports countries in Asia Pacific with tsunami drills.  

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