2016 events


7-18 November: COP22 climate conference

COP22 will focus on negotiating key elements, such as the rulebook for taking action under the Paris Agreement, and scaling up the technical, financial and capacity building support that will…  


27-28 August: TICAD VI, Tokyo International Conference on African Development

The sixth Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD VI) which will be held in Nairobi on 27 and 28 August 2016 is expected to draw more than 6000 participants from governments,…  


23-24 May: World Humanitarian Summit

The summit brings together governments, humanitarian organizations, people affected by humanitarian crises, and new partners to propose solutions to our most pressing challenges and set an agenda to…  


Paris climate agreement signing ceremony

More than 165 countries signed the historic climate change agreement at a signing ceremony hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Earth Day, 22 April.  


24 February: UNDP 50th Anniversary

Early in 1966, United Nations leaders fighting poverty came together to form UNDP. Since that time, we’ve played a transformational role in reducing poverty, empowering women, creating jobs,…  


3 March: Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is a global, 24-hour event spanning three cities around the world. It will catalyze fresh debate on the economic and human costs of discrimination against the LGBT community.  

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