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Brussels Conference on Syria

Ten years into the Syria crisis, the needs are greater than ever -- both inside Syria and in the neighbouring countries. That is due to existing challenges that are now being compounded by the…  


International Women’s Day 2021

This year’s International Women’s Day is like no other. As countries and communities start to slowly recover from a devastating pandemic, we have the chance to finally end the exclusion and…  


Mourad Wahba, UNDP Associate Administrator Remarks at the Launch of the Global Knowledge Index 2020

In 2019, UNDP and your esteemed Foundation marked a decade of partnership and signed a new 10-year agreement to continue to harness the power of knowledge for development.  


Human Rights Day 2020

On Human Rights Day, we are reminded how the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated the vulnerability of the least protected and most marginalized in our societies  


International Anti-Corruption Day 2020

This year’s UN campaign for International Anti-Corruption Day 2020, Recover with Integrity, emphasizes that an inclusive COVID-19 recovery can only be achieved with integrity and accountability.  


Sarah Poole Remaks at the Virtual Dialogue:

It is with tremendous gratitude and optimism that I have the privilege of welcoming you and sharing an opening reflection for a discussion today that is timely and urgent.  


World AIDS Day

This year's theme is 'global solidarity, shared responsibility.'  


International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The theme of this year's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - Acting together to achieve social and environment for all - is extremely pertinent in the era of COVID-19.  


Report Launch Leave No One Behind: For an inclusive and just recovery process in post-blast Beirut

I am privileged to be with you today, albeit virtually, to present an important report that has shaped our own thinking on how to support recovery in Lebanon after the port explosion last month.  


Statement by UNDP Administrator on the explosions in Beirut

Our hearts go out to the people of Lebanon and we send our deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones in the explosions in Beirut.  

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