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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.  


Promoting gender equality in the judiciary

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


Human-Centered Design


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.  


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.  


Closing the green finance gap

Climate finance has emerged as one of the greatest opportunities for Arab states to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.  


Adopting a cedar tree brings diaspora money home

In 2018 the UNDP Innovation Facility issued a Call for Proposals to promote development through the innovative use of Artificial Intelligence, big data, behavioural insights and impact financing. A…  


Syria Crisis: a Multipronged Approach to Increase Resilience

I would like to acknowledge the Member States in attendance, the Emergency Relief Coordinator, the High Commissioner for Refugees, and all colleagues participating in Geneva this afternoon on this…  


UN chiefs call for stepped-up support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and host communities, amid escalating violence inside Syria

UN chiefs call for stepped-up support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and host communities, amid escalating violence inside Syria  


EU, UNDP cooperation key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has a major role to play in fulfilling the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and ending poverty,…  

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