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Time to end the neglect

Despite the fact that tuberculosis, a disease that has been around since ancient times, is preventable and curable, it surpassed HIV as the leading cause of death from infectious disease in 2015.…  

Flowing from nature: community solutions to water conservation

Flowing from Nature - embark on an around-the-world tour of communities embracing natural solutions to water conservation.  

UNDP as ‘knowledge frontier’

At UNDP, we produce an enormous amount of data, insight and analysis, but does it have real impact? A recent survey of policymakers suggests the answer is emphatically yes!  

The answer is in nature

What do people and trees have in common? They’re complex life systems, engineered by nature. Both are highly dependent on water to survive, and each is ultimately reliant on the other for secure…  

Nature for Water - Nature for Life

This publication highlights the importance of safeguarding nature in order to secure water-related services, and to achieve the SDGs.  

Pathways for Peace - Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

This study aims to improve the way in which domestic development processes interact with security, diplomacy, mediation and other efforts to prevent conflicts from becoming violent.  

International Financial Policies and 2030 Agenda Must be More Aligned to Mobilise Financing and Reduce Systemic Risks, says UNDP Administrator at G20 Finance Meeting

“Economic growth, macroeconomic and financial stability are a means to an end, namely advancing sustainable development of nations and leaving no one behind,” said Achim Steiner during the meeting of…  

Statement on Sexual Harassment

All forms of sexual harassment and sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) are completely unacceptable. These behaviours have no place in UNDP, and do not represent who we are. Zero tolerance means just…  

Why forests should take centre stage during the water decade

International Day of Forests celebrates the many ways in which forests sustain and protect us. The following day is World Water Day, where we explore global water challenges and solutions.  

Transformative technology to leave no one behind

Among the most important changes facing large organizations like UNDP is the need to manage ever-increasing amounts of data to run operations, improve efficiency and decision-making.  

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