• Oct 5, 2011

    The fact sheet is about human rights and the three diseases – HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria. It highlights the importance of promoting human rights in response to the three diseases. The fact sheet was developed by UNDP and the Open Society Foundations in collaboration with the Roll Back Malaria and Stop TB Partnerships, and the Ford Foundation in order to support discussions at the Global Fund on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria Partnership Forum, held in Brazil in 2011.

  • Dec 13, 2010

    UNDP promotes a human rights based approach (HRBA) in its work to improve water resources management and access to water and sanitation. The document highlights the synergy between an HRBA and water governance. It provides examples of the Water Governance Programme’s work with the right to water and sanitation.

  • Jul 18, 2012

    Decades of political instability, along with protracted periods of armed conflict, have tested the resilience and masked the true potential of the Lebanese people.

  • Jun 22, 2011

    Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the Arab region. It faces a host of challenges, including a high rate of population growth, a low rate of economic growth, high unemployment, widespread poverty, weak governance and rapidly depleting water and oil reserves.

  • Jun 16, 2011

    The United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) assistance to the Palestinian people in the West Bank and Gaza is aimed at reducing poverty and building livelihoods. UNDP's current strategy in Gaza focuses on the restoration of access and movement, the restitution and reconstruction of basic services and infrastructure, and the reduction of additional risks and vulnerabilities following the December 2008 military operations.

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