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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…  


A new way of working in crisis

It’s been one year since Somalia declared drought as a national emergency. The large-scale, collective humanitarian response that followed helped keep the country from sliding into famine. And now the…  


UN Humanitarian and Development Chiefs’ Mission to Somalia

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock and United Nations Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner will travel to Somalia on January 30…  


Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

UNDP announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first "climate-smart zone" to support the parts of the region…  


Safe drinking water again for newly liberated Ninewa Plains, Iraq

A major water treatment plant damaged in the fight against ISIL in Iraq has been repaired and is once again providing safe drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people in the Ninewa Plains, near…  


A new OECD-UNDP report examines progress: Is development co-operation becoming more effective?

This report outlines positive results in improving the effectiveness of development co-operation, even in the face of volatility and tightening budgets resulting from global financial and economic…  


The open way

Transparency sets the foundation for responsive, engaged organizations.  


The International Aid Transparency Initiative welcomes its new Secretariat

The new Secretariat is led by UNDP, and is joined by the United Nations Office for Project Services, the Governments of Ghana and Sweden, and the UK-based non-governmental organization 'Development…  


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