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Knowledge is a driver of change! That's why we work on sharing & fostering knowledge: #EmpowerTuesday
More international support is needed for flood recovery & reconstruction in #Serbia - @HelenClarkUNDP: #balkanfloods
UNACCEPTABLE: 1 billion live in extreme poverty. RT & join @conniebritton in the fight against poverty!
Great example of #inno4dev in action: @UNDP_Kosovo helping young people hack for #transparency: cc: @UNDP_KIC
Meet Khadra Hussein Mohammad, Somaliland’s first female National Deputy Prosecutor: #EmpowerTuesday
In #Palau, people now have improved access to water through renewable solar water pumping systems:
Will #Namibia ’s new “gender zebra” quota achieve equality in gov? v @guardian #EqualityMonday
Ban Ki-moon appoints Mary Robinson @MRFCJ as special envoy for #climatechange v @UN_News_Centre
Women are rarely participating in peace talks. How can we change that? Comment on our blog: #EqualityMonday
How to integrate innovation & our work on gender? Our colleagues @bkumpf & @kohmiyaoi have 10 ideas #EqualityMonday
Get the global report on Gender Equality in Public Administration here: #EqualityMonday
See key stats & measures from our latest report on how to boost citizen security in Latin America: v @TheEconomist
Vote now for Untold Stories- Women Transforming their Communities: @NPeaceNetwork @UNDPasiapac #EqualityMonday
In #ElSalvador our new project is giving young men financial alternatives to a life of crime: #EndPovertyFriday
Congratulations,#Germany! The #WorldCup is over, but our joint fight against poverty will continue. #GameChanger
How can the rule of law address sexual violence during & after war? Read more: #ROL4Peace
Check out this new women’s economic empowerment project in #Nepal. Video: #EqualityMonday #MDG3
When #ruleoflaw breaks down, society crumbles. Watch animation to learn abt #ROL4peace: #resiliencesunday
During crises, airports face countless challenges. We partnered w/ @DeutschePostDHL to prepare airports worldwide:
On #ResilienceSunday, check out this photo slideshow about #Haiti's post-earthquake rebuilding:
Today, 1/4 of humanity lives with the threat of crisis. Check out this animated video: #ResilienceSunday
#WorldCup Facts: The final #ARGvsGER is in Rio! Did u the city ranks 20 on Brazil's Municipal Dev Index?
#WorldCup Facts: When it comes to youth unemployment, #ARG looses to #GER:
In the Central African Republic, life expectancy is just 49 years: #ResilienceSunday
In #Lebanon, vendors can now sell fruits & veggies on a local market again. Find out more: #ResilienceSunday
54% of the world’s population lives in urban areas. By 2050 it will most likely be 66%: @UN
#LatinAmerica is only region worldwide where murder rates increased since beginning of century: v @TheEconomist
WATCH!: New animated video on working w/ @DeutschePostDHL to prepare airports for natural #disasters: #DRR
#WorldCup Facts: Host city of #BRAvsNED Brasilia has 9th highest Municipal Human Dev Index score of Brazil:
How can we promote peace and development at the same time? Comment on our new blog by @ozonnia:
How well do you know the world? Test your knowledge: v @guardian
The use of child soldiers is a war crime! #JusticeMatters #DemocracySaturday
Need an expert on a specific development topic? Check out our speakers corner:
How important is youth civic & political participation? Watch #YoungVoices: @UNDPSriLanka #NHDR2014
More than half of world's population now living in urban areas: @UN_News_Centre
In #Bhutan, people can now for the first time eat locally produced ice cream. Whole story here: #EndPovertyFriday
Life expectancy is rising in developing nations & falling in some because of diseases like cancer & diabetes- @HelenClarkUNDP #NCDReview
Get the global report on Gender Equality in Public Administration here: #EqualityMonday
How can we stop the poaching crisis? Find out in this @HuffingtonPost article featuring @HelenClarkUNDP:
Check out our chief @HelenClarkUNDP's interview on combating the #poaching crisis by creating livelihood strategies
In #Bhutan, we're tackling youth unemployment in an unconventional way: Gaming! Check it out: #EndPovertyFriday