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UNOOSA and UNDP to expand cooperation on space technology for sustainable development

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have committed to work more closely together in the use of space technology for…  


A World Free of Landmines- 20th Anniversary of Ottawa Convention

United Nations, New York  


UN launches initiative to improve climate resilience of women in the Sahel

A new United Nations initiative, aimed at building the resilience of a million women and youth in the Sahel to climate impacts through smart agriculture, was launched today at the One Planet Summit.…  


Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

UNDP announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first "climate-smart zone" to support the parts of the region…  


UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them

United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five  


Women Have the Right to ‘Freedom from Fear’, say UN Officials

Senior UN officials are calling for an end to violence against women and an end to impunity for sexual abuse.  


Germany signs new 4 million euro agreement to support Peace and Development

The Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany signed a new agreement to support the “Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on Building National Capacities for Conflict Prevention”. The contribution…  


‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Joint statement from the Executive Directors of UNFPA & UN Women & the Administrator of UNDP  


International Human Rights Day

Statement on International Human Rights Day, 10 December  


Int'l Volunteer Day (IVD)

Statement on International Volunteer Day - 5 December 2017  

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