Discrimination is not only intrinsically unfair and harmful, but it can also have instrumental consequences for development.
When disaster strikes, the different levels of a country’s government are activated to respond quickly and effectively to meet the most immediate needs.
In a world where it seems that everything we do—or even want—has become data, how is it possible those who work in the public arena feel they don’t have enough data to work with?
From exclusion in the workplace, to criminalization of their sexual orientation and gender identity, LGBTI people still face intolerance that threatens not only their development but also their dignity and, sadly, even their lives.
Taking climate action, promoting food security and rescuing traditional knowledge through seedbanks and home gardens in Colombia
The Dominican Republic is part of an island located on the usual route of tropical hurricanes.
Nancy Lulión Contreras drove a process that resulted in major corporations, local government, and UNDP working together with the community to ensure a sufficient risk reduction apparatus was in place.

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38%

of the population are considered vulnerable

80%

of the population lives in urban areas

37%

of all legislators and senior officials are female

40%

of the people in the region feel safe

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