The heartbreaking testimonial of a Roma woman reveals how Roma women in the Western Balkans often have to make hard choices between living with an abusive spouse or perpetuating poverty.
Annual Turkey-UNDP consultations, Syria crisis response and socio-economic development in southeast Anatolia top the agenda.
A new film series will explore complex social issues from around the world through the lens of compelling stories, followed by a discussions.
Around the world, facts are being manipulated and controlled, while the notion of truth itself is being disputed. Is there a way to preserve truth and turn the tide of fake news?
Once the world's fourth biggest lake, the Aral almost disappeared - and holds a lesson for all.
Thirty years ago, a powerful earthquake ripped through my home country of Armenia, leaving 25,000 dead, 500,000 homeless and annihilating an estimated 40 percent of the national economy.

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The Kapuscinski Development Lectures feature high-level speakers on climate change, inequality, and other development issues. Participate in person or livestream.

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35%

are excluded from society

19%

of youth are unemployed

1.4 million

are living with HIV

88%

of primary energy supply is from fossil fuels

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