Stories


Mapping the essentials for a dignified life

Looking at poverty from every angle.  


Inspiring the 'thermometer of society'

Young entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso get expert advice.  


"Land as mother, forest as father, water as blood."

Winners of the 2019 Equator Prize honoured in New York.  


The true cost of discrimination

Punitive laws, policies and practices threaten the response to HIV and TB in Africa  


A new era for clean energy in Tanzania

Solar panels replace diesel generators at United Nations House in Dar es Salaam.  


Photographing inequality and climate change

At Photoville in New York, UNDP highlights the work of leading journalists looking at the two most pressing issues we face.  


Ending the dry season with sustainable water management

Communities in northern Ghana thrive with reliable irrigation and new income opportunities.  


Sahel, a region of opportunities

Harnessing potential, talent, and energy.  


Can data save lives? Digitizing the malaria response in Guinea-Bissau

In Guinea-Bissau, malaria is the leading cause of death among pregnant women and children under five. A new technology is strengthening the national health system and saving lives.  


Building a future of inclusion

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

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