#HDR2016 - World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled.

Tackling TB in Kyrgyzstan’s prisons

In 2015, an estimated 10.4 million people fell ill with TB globally. UNDP and Global Fund supported programmes have successfully treated 866,000 TB cases, including 17,700 cases of MDR-TB, meaning thousands of people like Aziz now have the chance to continue to work and live a full and productive life.

BLOG - Islamic Finance: An Innovative Avenue For Financing The Sustainable Development Goals

The Islamic Development Bank and UNDP have established the Global Islamic Finance and Impact Investing Platform (GIFIIP). The Platform acts as a knowledge hub, a forum for policy dialogue and advocacy, and a marketplace for deal sourcing and matchmaking.

IDW2017 - Vulnerable to violence: empowering women in South Sudan

To mark International Women’s Day, meet the woman working to raise awareness and get survivors the support they need in crisis-affected South Sudan.

Armenian women take the political stage

UNDP Eurasia Medium photo essay by Karen Cirillo and Jodi Hilton.

3 continents, 3 lakes in danger

Each year on 22 March we mark World Water Day, a day set aside to focus on preserving our freshwater resources.

Nepal's Airport Gets Ready for Disasters

A four-day training and assessment programme involving airport authorities, military and humanitarian partners is being held to develop a customized disaster response action plan for Tribhuvan International Airport and Nepalgunj Airport

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Support hurricane recovery in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, causing widespread damage. 1.3 million people are affected and 750,000 need immediate assistance.