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Remittances Strategy Framework For Sustainable Development in Sierra Leone

Remittances constitute an important source of foreign currency inflow into the Sierra Leone economy. In preparing its second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (the Agenda for Change), the Government has taken into consideration the close links that exists between migration and development. Themore

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Sierra Leone moves one place up the human development index but inequality and multidimensional poverty still very high

Sierra Leone has moved one place up in the latest Human Development Report from 184th to 183rd, the highest among the Mano River Union (MRU) and G7+ countries, according to the latest report launched in Tokyo and later in Freetown last week. However, multidimensional poverty and inequality remainsmore

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The Road to Justice: A Handbook for the Media on Reporting Sexual and Gender Based Violence Cases in Sierra Leone

This handbook was designed by UNDP Sierra Leone's Access to Justice Project to provide media practitioners in Sierra Leone with a step-by-step guide to reporting and publicizing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) cases and convictions in Court. The handbook draws on a rich blend ofmore

What We Do

UNDP has had a presence in Sierra Leone since 1965, working in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities, contributing to good governance, peace and prosperity. A valued, trusted and reliable development partner of and adviser to the Government of Sierra Leone, UNDP’s work focuses on transformative initiatives that support the consolidation of peace and help facilitate the transition to long-term development within the framework of the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the country’s development agenda.

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