European Year for Development

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Papus, an Ebola survivor helping his community recover in Guinea
An Ebola survivor sets out to serve his community with the help of the NGO ALIMA, supported by the EU.
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Puberty education could keep girls in school and increase the quality of their education.
Ronaldo and Zidane
Football legends and UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane will team up with other football greats for a match against an Al
  • Saint-Etienne
    France
  • 20 April 2015
Worker in emergency tank
In a former Soviet town, a secret chemical factory sat abandoned for more than a decade with hundreds of drums of leaking toxic chemicals
DSW celebrates World TB Day at the European Parliament
Join a cocktail reception hosted by DSW and Theresa Griffin MEP in celebration of the progress made to fight tuberculosis.
  • Brussels
    Belgium
  • 24 March 2015
Cover Switching the Poles film
The documentary “Switching the Poles” presents stories from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, India and Peru about ITM's capacity building
Photo credit Elena Brunello
The strong tradition of manufacture in Myanmar that is leading to the fast expansion of the garment industry, is also offering employment an
Bendu Jah (middle), President of the Gbarpolu Rural Women’s Structure, invested her loan in a 52-plot rice farm but says the Ebola crisis is affecting profits. Photo: UN Women/Winston Daryoue
UN Women helps some 2,500 women cross-border traders to save and expand their businesses.
Margaret Amongo, easy access to safe water and good sanitation restores dignity and transforms lives
In rural Africa, improved access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education transforms lives, especially those already disadvantaged
Sister Zamisa and Lizzy Moyana and her newborns at Chiredzi General Hospital
Thanks to new emergency transport, young mother Lizzy was transferred from the village clinic to a hospital 180km away – just in time.
EU-UNDP Confidence Building Programme has purchased modern medical equipment.
Hundreds of women in the Transnistrian region of Moldova have better access to healthcare now.
The EU has sent three mobile laboratories to Guinea and Sierra Leone to help with the detection of the virus and train health workers.
West Africa is facing the largest and most complex Ebola epidemic on record.
#Action2015
2015 will be a critical year for the global community and the United Nations.
Theophilius Fayiah contracted the Ebola virus. Teresa is his fiancé. Photo credit: EU/ECHO
Great progress has been made in the fight against Ebola, but the fight is far from over.

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