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UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the European Commission, today launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris…  


Member states announce contributions at 2017 UN Pledging Conference

The 2017 UN Pledging Conference for Development Activities was held on 6 November 2017. UNDP is grateful for the specific pledges made by Norway, India, Luxembourg, Russian Federation, Thailand,…  


Government of China supports Caribbean countries to build back better after hurricanes

As governments in several Caribbean countries start rebuilding key infrastructure, housing and communities after hurricanes Maria and Irma hit several island nations a month ago, the Government of the…  


UK contributes US$5.2 million to UNDP's stabilization in Iraq

The Government of the UK has contributed an additional US$5.2 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic…  


Japan pledges $1.5 million for tsunami awareness and disaster risk information in Asia-Pacific

Six years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of Japan has committed funding to UNDP to improve disaster risk information and carry out tsunami-awareness programmes in schools…  


European Union and UNDP support social protection for community resilience in Yemen

The European Union confirms its commitment to Yemen by providing EUR 25 million (nearly USD 27 million) to support the vulnerable Yemeni people affected by the devastating conflict, through a project…  


UN agencies and Microsoft join hands to create jobs for communities affected by the Syria crisis

United Nations agencies and Microsoft today signed an agreement to work together to create jobs for communities affected by the Syria crisis. Since the start of the conflict more than six years ago,…  


Statement on Social and Environmental Compliance Unit (SECU) report on Business Call to Action (BCtA)

UNDP welcomes the recommendations of the Office of Audit and Investigation’s (OAI) Social and Environmental Compliance Unit (SECU) and is taking urgent and concrete measures to ensure the report’s…  


The Republic of Korea commits additional $3 million to UNDP for 2016

The Republic of Korea today pledged an additional $3 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), supporting its work in democratic governance for peaceful and inclusive societies. The…  


Sweden pledges an additional $9 million to UNDP for 2016

The Swedish Government has pledged to increase its 2016 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), providing an additional $9.4 million, subject to parliamentary approval,…  

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