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Arab Pathways to Sustainable Development

July is a time of reflection and debate around the sustainable development goals (SDGs), as UN member states convene for the Economic and Social Council High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) and the UN…  


SDG 16 as an accelerator for the 2030 Agenda

UNDP is working with a broad alliance to highlight the importance of peace, justice and strong institutions.  


No more missed opportunities

Tapping the potential of UNDP's national staff through the Global Policy Network.  


Promoting gender equality in the judiciary

Making legals systems fairer for the women working in and involved with them.  


“Our role as young feminists is to ensure that we’re moving ahead.”

A Sudanese woman fights for the rights of women.  


New approaches to preventing violent extremism

All over the world poverty, discrimination, and inequalities exacerbate perceptions of exclusion and injustice and create a ‘perfect storm’ for radicalization.  


Responding to the concerns of future leaders

Every day, young women and men are pushing for the changes we urgently need in technology, climate action and job markets.  


Starting from the why: Innovation Champions from Unleash to UNDP

Innovation requires that we look at the world as it is and ask: Why? Why are things this way? How else could they be? What would it take to change the things that aren’t serving us?  


Designing for water sustainability in one of the world's driest regions

On World Water Day we look at how UNDP is working with countries in the Arab region to create sustainable water supplies.  


From Zahle’s Municipal Police: A Tribute to All the Women Out There, who said #YesWeCan

On International Women’s Day, the female municipal police of Zahle have a message to the world. Standing tall in their uniforms, they proudly convey a message UNDP has long been promoting: The time…  

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