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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,…  


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,…  


The Netherlands pledges €28m to UNDP for 2016

The Dutch Government has pledged its 2016 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), providing €28 million to help UNDP fulfill its coordination role for the UN system. The…  


Tapping the sun to increase rural incomes in Ghana

Through a solar-powered irrigation project supported by the Energy Commission of Ghana and UNDP, smallholder farmers in four communities can now irrigate their fields regularly.  


Empowering People for Peace in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

A development project proactively promotes conflict conciliation, positive dialogues, and the prevention of violence in the Hill Tracts of Bangladesh.  


Art serves as a meeting point for youth affected by conflict

“Shatila: The Meeting Point” festival was organized with the support of the UNDP Peace Building in Lebanon project, which aims to reinforce stability and social cohesion by addressing the root causes…  


With a little help, businesses thrive after Ebola

The Ebola crisis has reversed economic gains in Sierra Leone. A UNDP entrepreneurship support project is helping to restore and strengthen livelihoods.  


From a tent to a home in Gaza

With funding from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Campaign for the Relief of the Palestinian People, UNDP is constructing 100 housing units for families whose homes were demolished.  


In Haiti bricklayers build to save lives

Joseph Matéus lives for his passion: building homes. When he heard about a UNDP-supported project offering training in earthquake-resistant construction, he was keen to enrol.  

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