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Youth are the future of climate resilience

When the vulnerability of small island countries to climate change is reported in international media, it is often accompanied by images of houses and roads inundated with seawater, families standing…  

Let’s talk about artificial intelligence

Unless you have been living under a rock, you are bound to have heard either how AI will be the end of all humanity or the solution to its biggest challenges. After decades of hype, artificial…  

UNDP Transformation Series

To deliver on the 2030 Agenda, UNDP has laid out a new Strategic Plan that provides the blueprint for a bold and steady transformation of the organization’s work. In this series, our staff and…  

Back to school

They were separated by violent conflict in their country three years ago. But today, hundreds of students are happy to be back at their school in southern Libya and to reconnect with their former…  

Not a pipe dream: Gender equality and the end of AIDS

Agnes Lungu, 56, and her husband married off their 15-year old daughter. Up until this day she regrets this decision.  

In eastern Ukraine, a platform for recovery

The violence in eastern Ukraine has caused total disruption, killing 10,000 people and displacing a further 1.6 million. It has also struck the heart of the economy.  

The world is better off with more women business leaders

Equal representation generates increased benefits for both men and women, socially and economically.  

Universal health coverage is out of reach unless we eliminate discrimination

According to WHO and the World Bank, half the world still lacks access to essential health services. Non-discriminatory health services can help people feel safe and comfortable in seeking health…  

Making the business case for gender equality

Around the world, gender bias is attracting renewed attention. Through protest marches and viral social-media campaigns, women everywhere are demanding an end to sexual harassment, abuse, femicide,…  

Nine keys to creating an SDG Country Platform in Indonesia

Did you know Indonesia is the second most generous country in the world, with a whopping 79 percent of people having donated funds in the last month? Together with domestic private investment, which…  

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