• Mar 1, 2011

    Women have comprised only eight percent of negotiating delegations in UN mediated peace. Processes since 1952 and found only two percent of signatories to peace agreements. A recent review sic post conflict countries from UNIFEM (now part of UN women) found on average of just four percent of budgets allocated to activities aiming to address women’s needs or advance gender equality

  • Feb 8, 2012

    A quarter of the world’s population lives in countries where state capacities are limited and societies experience high levels of fragility due to the repercussions of war or disaster. In these contexts, states cannot provide security and basic services to their citizens or effectively manage the process of recovery.

  • Aug 1, 2011

    Through its Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supports national and local institutions and leadership in their efforts to prevent violence, manage conflicts constructively, and engage peacefully in political transitions and rapid change processes

  • Results: Iraq
    Nov 16, 2011

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has worked to support the Government and people of Iraq in their transition towards reconciliation, peace and stability since 1976 in the areas of democratic governance; poverty reduction; crisis prevention and recovery, and energy and environment. Since 2003, UNDP has also been supporting emergency physical rehabilitation projects and has been enhancing the quality of basic services, including water and electricity.

  • Results: Sudan
    Jun 16, 2011

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is helping the people of Sudan to overcome the consequences of decades of conflict, and to ensure a peaceful transition from recovery to stability.

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