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Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the inequalities across the world. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ+) people who are already experiencing violence and…  

International Women’s Day 2021

This year’s International Women’s Day is like no other. As countries and communities start to slowly recover from a devastating pandemic, we have the chance to finally end the exclusion and…  

Human Rights Day 2020

On Human Rights Day, we are reminded how the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated the vulnerability of the least protected and most marginalized in our societies  

International Anti-Corruption Day 2020

This year’s UN campaign for International Anti-Corruption Day 2020, Recover with Integrity, emphasizes that an inclusive COVID-19 recovery can only be achieved with integrity and accountability.  

World AIDS Day

This year’s World AIDS Day theme of ‘global solidarity, shared responsibility’, reminds us of the impact of pandemics on our lives and how we must come together to prevail.  

Joint Statement, UNDP and UN Habitat on World Cities Day

Our public health and climate crises are going to have to be tackled simultaneously - this may seem impossible, but cities show us how to do it collaboratively.  

UNDP Administrator’s Message on the 2020 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The theme of this year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all – is extremely pertinent in the era of COVID-19. The…  

Statement by the Administrator on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) is a day to celebrate diversity and to raise awareness of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and…  

Statement on International Women’s Day

25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action set out a clear path on how to achieve gender equality, the world has witnessed remarkable progress.  

Human Rights Day 2019

Young people represent the majority of the population in most developing countries, where they are often directly exposed to the effects of climate change, conflict, exclusion or economic instability.…  

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