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The fourth sector: Can business unusual deliver on the SDGs?

The main reason why the SDGs were created and sustainable/inclusive development have become such important global priorities is that business-as-usual doesn’t work anymore and is taking us to the…  


With rising financial vulnerability, UN Development Chief calls on G20 to reduce risks and curb inequality

Addressing the G20 finance ministers meeting in Buenos Aires, UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner acknowledged the improved momentum for the global economy, but stressed that the risks had become more…  


The SDGs are in review: how is the Dominican Republic doing?

July 17 marked a historic date for the Dominican Republic: the country presented its first national voluntary review, along with 45 other countries that also submitted reports. Why is this review…  


Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean must engage whole of society to achieve the SDGs

Ministers, civil society, local government and private sector representatives discussed ways to move beyond traditional institutional models to achieve sustainable development, in an event organized…  


China's first global Recovery Aid Rebuilds Over 250 Barbuda Roofs After Hurricane Irma

A Hurricane Irma rebuilding initiative, this is a joint project implemented by UNDP with the Government of Antigua & Barbuda (National Office of Disaster Services – NODS) supported by the China Aid…  


The Road Towards Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Curaçao

With the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010, Curaçao became a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The island has a population of just over 160 thousand on 444 km2.…  


The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS concludes its visit to Haiti to reinforce the dialogue and the partnership in support of national development priorities

During the visit, the delegation met local authorities, the United Nations Country Team (composed of 19 agencies, funds and programmes) and the MINUJUSTH, as well Haiti’s development partners, civil…  


In the operating theatre, male actors still dominate

For centuries the idea of "going to see the doctor" meant in our collective imagery that we would be going to see a male doctor.  


UNDP again ranked as one of world’s most transparent development aid organizations

The Aid Transparency Index, produced by the campaign for aid transparency Publish What You Fund, rated UNDP as the second most transparent aid organisation in the world, making it the highest rated UN…  


VI Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

The sixth session of the Regional Platform represents an opportunity for Member States to share experiences, build their capacities, transfer knowledge and show successes related to disaster risk…  

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