Stories


Building a future of inclusion

Young leaders from around the world share their ideas to promote peace and inclusiveness.  


A promising youth; fighting radicalization in Mauritania

With debates and training sessions, the Nouakchott youth centre is changing minds.  


Justice that leaves no one behind

Sierra Leone’s journey to change perceptions and practices within its criminal justice system.  


Stabilizing countries in crisis

UNDP has started a new generation of large-scale stabilization programmes, aiming at rapidly re-establishing basic services.  


Helping the global south to help itself

More than 1,000 representatives of government, the private sector, and civil society are meeting in Argentina for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation.  


New push to save Zambia's forests

Zambia’s deforestation rate is alarmingly high. It is one of the most forested countries in Africa but it's among the top 10 greenhouse gas emitting countries as a result of deforestation and…  


Increasing water supplies in rural Ghana

“Our community dam is our only source of water. But these days, it dries up [to] 3 times in the year”.  


Sustaining peace at the local level

Village committees and networks of women and young people are important for strengthening social cohesion at the Mauritania-Mali border.  


Wetlands give life

Uganda's wetlands are the jewels in the country's ecosystem. Preserving them is critically important.  


"We are now part of the global village."

Cutting edge technology enables a solar-powered police training facility to serve the community.  

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