International Film Festival raises awareness about the global development goals
Mar 24, 2017
Seventy-five documentaries from all over the world will be screened during the 2017 edition of the Millenium International Documentary Film Festival, which starts today in Brussels.
World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report
Mar 21, 2017
A quarter-century of impressive human development progress continues to leave many people behind, with systemic, often unmeasured, barriers to catching up. A stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers is urgently needed to ensure sustainable human development for all.
Renewed commitment and a sub-regional approach needed for peace and stability in Central Africa, says UNDP
Mar 14, 2017
Persistent insecurity and fragility in the Central African sub-region can only be addressed if national and regional actors, as well as international partners, prioritize peacebuilding and development of border areas, boost citizen’s engagement and participation, and improve governance indicators and management of natural resources.
EU and UNDP to support stabilization in Iraq
Mar 6, 2017
The European Union (EU) has contributed around US$14.8 million (€14 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
European Union and United Nations work together to improve lives in more than 170 countries
Mar 1, 2017
Partnership between the European Union and the United Nations has benefited millions of people in more than 170 countries across the globe, according to the latest report showcasing the results and strength of the collaboration between the United Nations and the European Union.
EU and UNDP discuss ways to advance the development goals in the Caribbean
Feb 16, 2017
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present a unique opportunity to the Caribbean countries to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable people and boost resilience, said UNDP during a dialogue with the European Union on the Caribbean.
UNDP, Council of Europe Development Bank to boost Development Goals in Europe
Feb 6, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) today agreed to extend their cooperation for another five years, aiming to scale up their support for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Southeastern Europe, Turkey, Moldova and Georgia.
European Commission, UNDP to help enhance resilience to disasters in South-east Europe
Jan 24, 2017
The European Commission (EC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched an initiative to increase disaster preparedness in cities across seven countries and territories in the Western Balkans.
The European Union, the Islamic Development Bank and UNDP launch the Revitalization of Sultan Suleiman and Salah Eddin Streets in East Jerusalem
Dec 14, 2016
The European Union, the Islamic Development Bank, the Islamic Waqf, Arab Chamber of Commerce and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (UNDP/PAPP) launched today the Productivity and Urban Renewal Programme in East Jerusalem (PURE). The programme, with a total value of around USD 22 million, aims at supporting the resilience of Palestinians residing in East Jerusalem by improving socio-economic conditions through the urban revitalization of two key commercial centres in the city namely Salah Eddin and Sultan Suleiman streets.
European Union supports the development of the energy sector in the Republic of Moldova
Dec 8, 2016
Moldova Energy and Biomass Project was showcased during an event organized by the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament on 6 December 2016 which aimed to present success stories from three countries of the Eastern Partnership – Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia. Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, had a opening speech highlighting the impact of EU investments and contribution to achieving the national development priorities in these three countries.