The security situation in Pakistan has drastically improved according to the country director of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) there.
Efforts are underway to ensure private businesses are leveraged for the achievement of the new global development goals, or SDGs.
World leaders agreed the 17 goals at the UN in September.
The “cohesive society” of Burkina Faso needs protection from extremism on its border, if the country is to avoid radicalization.
That’s the message from Pascal Karorero, UN Development Programme Resident Representative to the West African country.
More than 600 families are expected to benefit from a new solar power project supported by the UN in Tanzania.
The US$150,000 project, which is centred around the capital, Dodoma aims to help local communities mitigate the effects of climate change.
Although women possess the skills and perseverance to be leaders in humanitarian work, they are still underrepresented in the field, according to an official with the UN Development Programme (UNDP).