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With open government, youth can be agents of change for the SDGs

Anchored in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and committed to the principles of universality, equality and leaving no one behind, the UNDP vision for the Strategic Plan 2018-2021 is to help…  


Hitting home runs for the SDGs

The game of baseball, known as ‘pelota’ in the Dominican Republic, has many similarities to policy making. They both require strategy, vision, teamwork, coordination and, of course, home runs.  


International Financial Policies and 2030 Agenda Must be more Aligned to mobilise Financing and Reduce Systemic Risks, says UNDP Administrator at G20 Finance Meeting

In the context of the G20 and International Financial Institution´s meeting with key representatives he also highlighted that the poorest countries face large financing needs to achieve the SDGs, but…  


UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner to attend G20 Finance Ministers Meeting, March 19-20 in Buenos Aires

As G20 and International Organizations key representatives will discuss the international financial architecture and how the system can address the world´s effort to achieve the 2030 Agenda and the 17…  


Everyone Stands to Gain When More Women take Top Positions in Businesses

Since women make up half of the population of our region, it would make sense for them to have a similar representation in the different sectors of society.  


International Women’s Day

“The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”  


"Fourth Global Forum Business For Gender Equality” ends with Call to Action of Chile

UNDP has been supporting partners in 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Eurasia to certify public and private companies for meeting gender equality targets. Through the…  


More women in decision-making positions in business benefits all

According to ILO, women represent only 4.2% of CEOs among the 1,269 listed companies. Furthermore, almost half of the executive boards in the region are comprised exclusively of men with women making…  


Making the Business Case for Gender Equality

Empowering women and girls is key to achieving all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. At the moment, however, gender bias remains a significant obstacle to global…  


Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to boost women’s roles in companies

UNDP has been supporting partners in 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Eurasia to certify public and private companies for meeting gender equality targets. Through the…  

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