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.
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.
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.
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.
UNDP Eurasia Medium photo essay by Karen Cirillo and Jodi Hilton.
Each year on 22 March we mark World Water Day, a day set aside to focus on preserving our freshwater resources.
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
Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, causing widespread damage. 1.3 million people are affected and 750,000 need immediate assistance.
We are at a very important moment in modern history, an inflection point, meaning that things are going to be very different in the future than they have been in the past.