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Five eco-inclusive enterprises receive prestigious SEED Low Carbon Awards

From a collaborative recycling WebApp enabling waste management services to users in Colombia to composters designed for urban households in India – these are few highlights of the innovative five…  


Texas Leadership Summit, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Remarks at Texas Lyceum event at UN Headquarters, New York.  


UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women Welcome Sweden's Multi-Year Commitment to Core Funding

UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women welcome with appreciation the Government of Sweden’s decision to enter into multi-year core funding agreements with our agencies. These will enhance our ability to…  


Global Meeting on Preventing Violent Extremism

Second Global Meeting on Preventing Violent Extremism  


Will AI be a bane or boon for global development?

Anyone following tech news these days understands that the coexistence of artificial intelligence (AI) and mankind – and the ethical conflicts that may arise from it – is no longer science fiction.…  


Partnership to scale-up private investment in high-impact energy projects

The United Nations’ Development Programme (UNDP) and impact investment platform TRINE announced their first ever partnership in the off-grid solar industry. The primary objective of this partnership…  


UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

One month before Lebanon holds its first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic stability,…  


Economic Conference for Development

Remarks at the Economic Conference for Development and Economic Reforms  


UNDP and partners assess progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, British Virgin…  


UN mourns passing of the Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka, Ms. Una McCauley, on 23 February 2018.  

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