Our stories
  • Medical milestone

    With 1 million people now in treatment, Zimbabwe is turning the tide against HIV-AIDS.

  • Loans and energy-saving technology transform lives in rural Ethiopia

    Through a joint programme with UN Women, over 19,500 women across Ethiopia have benefited from interest-free loans, along with entrepreneurship training.

  • Women gear up for elections in Kenya

    Ahead of general elections in Kenya, UNDP is working with UN Women and OHCHR to strengthen electoral processes and empower women as candidates and voters.

  • A home lost, found again

    The conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian military has killed 20,000 people and displaced another 2 million. In February 2017, UNDP and Borno’s Ministry of Reconstruction, Resettlement and Rehabilitation started stabilizing Ngwom, clearing destroyed buildings or rehabilitation of houses and basic infrastructure.

  • Fishing for prosperity

    The island of Idjwi is a heaven of peace at the east of DRC, its isolation preventing it from being involved in the region's conflicts. Yet this small territory is also the most populated, which entails a number of economic and environmental challenges.

  • One ocean

    Three individual stories and a global effort to save our oceans.

  • Seven reasons why rule of law matters for peace

    UNDP has been working to build peace in over 40 crisis-affected countries through our Global Programme for Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights.

  • Waves of action

    Over-fishing, pollution, the loss of habitat, the invasion of exotic species, and ocean acidification are endangering our oceans' health. The cost is at once economic, social and environmental.

  • Innovation for development in Uganda

    Refugees from South Sudan and host communities in Uganda team up to propose solutions for shared challenges.

  • How to save Mozambique from disasters

    Titus Kuuyuor advises the government of Mozambique on how to manage the risks of disasters, and how to adapt to the effects of climate change.

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