The UN Development Program’s flagship report on development in Africa–the Africa Human Development 2016 report — was released this week. It focuses on gender equality and women’s empowerment. The report describes a continent limited in its potential by serious problems; it finds...
They are walking through deep mud, heads stooped in concentration. On their backs rest large wooden boxes, strapped to their bodies with rope. At first glance, the people look like tired travelers, heading home with quotidian belongings. One person, one...
Is Jamaica about to become a more friendly place for gays and lesbians? In an attempt to establish a more human rights centered presence in Jamaican government, a new Human Rights Institute is being built with the support of the...
Liberia experienced impressive growth before this outbreak.
A guest post from a top UN official in the country.
The UN is using innovative techniques to gather input for the pist 2015 development agenda.
It may not seem so at times, but we are living in a transformational era in which entire continents are being lifted out of poverty.
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Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program Achim Steiner, Administrator of the UN Development Program Helen Clark, the Director General of the UN Industrial Development Organization Kandeh Yumkella jointly author an op-ed marking the release of the newest IPCC report.