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As Typhoon Ruby makes landfall, a year since Haiyan has made a world of difference

UNDP’s has been working for several years with all levels of government and the people of the Philippines in preparing for disasters like Typhoon Hagupit which made landfall on 6th December, to reduce the risks from disaster and to save lives. It is evident that the work put in by the people and themore


Promoting women’s leadership for peace in Asia

Women are often at the front lines of conflict and the hardest hit by war, yet their contributions towards building peace rarely make the headlines.  The N-Peace Awards shine a light on women who demonstrate leadership in building peace and empowering their communities, profiling peace advocatemore


Rural Women Bringing Peace in Papua New Guinea

Education, commitment, sacrifice and full participation in the daily life of her community is the recipe for Lilly Be’Soer’s success as a leader. Lilly recently brought about a peace agreement in a Papua New Guinea Highlands community which had been in conflict for the past four years, and in which more


The path to peace in Bangsamoro

In early 2014, following 17 years of stop-start negotiations and 150,000 deaths over four decades, the government of the Philippines and the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed a historic peace agreement recognizing the new autonomous Bangsamoro region. For Teresita Quintos Deles,more

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