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Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


World Tsunami Awareness Day

Remarks at World Tsunami Awareness Day Reception  


UNDP-OECD G20 Workshop

Driving the Agenda 2030 Implementation: The G20’s Role in Sustainable Development for All  


Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Remarks at Side Event promoting Universal Health Coverage (UHC)  




Shattering glass ceilings – and walls

Halfway through fourth grade, I opened my report card and saw that my teacher had given me a C for ‘behaviour’. Understandably, it shocked my parents. I had always gotten top grades in class. I was…  


Clearing the way for aid and reopening of schools, hospitals in Aden, Yemen

UNDP has cleared more than 650 truckloads of debris from Aden’s streets in the last three months to help humanitarians deliver aid and keep basic services functioning.  


Helen Clark: Keynote Speech on “Improved Global Governance to meet our Shared Challenges”

Madinet Jumeirah - Dubai, United Arab Emirates  


Making Afghanistan a Safer Place: 250 Women Police Return From Training in Turkey

Since 2013, UNDP and Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior Affairs, with funding from the government of Japan, have trained nearly 1,000 female officers at a state-of-the-art training facility in Turkey.…  

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