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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.  


Statement on Yemen by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee

We are increasingly alarmed about the situation in Yemen. COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across the country already experiencing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, driven by an unabated…  


Four UN agencies call on Arab countries to address growing violence against women amidst COVID-19 outbreak

At the beginning of this week, the United Nations Secretary-General issued an appeal to stop violence everywhere including violence in the home  


UNDP Yemen Coronavirus Response

Although Yemen does not currently have any cases of COVID-19, it is being recognized as the largest public health emergency of our time with economic and social impacts yet to be determined  


International Women’s Day 2020

25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action set out a clear path on how to achieve gender equality, the world has witnessed remarkable progress.  


International Migrants Day

Int'l Migrants Day - 18 December 2019  


Launch of 2019 Human Development Report

Launch of 2019 Human Development Report  


Message for International Volunteer Day (IVD) from the Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Olivier Adam

International Volunteer Day (IVD) is an opportunity to promote volunteerism, supportvolunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals…  

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