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Building back better in Lao PDR

The aim of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals is to advance development as well as protect previous gains. Recently Lao PDR has been at the forefront of the battle against the…  


Keeping Bhutan carbon neutral

Climate change mitigation specialist Nawaraj Chhetri shares his experience in the Land of the Thunder Dragon  


UNDP Innovation Facility Year in Review

UNDP Innovation Facility case studies from over 25 countries on how innovation can make development more impactful.  


We are all “sailing the waves on our own” now

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples this year has a focus on migration and displacement. Indigenous peoples, who comprise less than 5 percent of the world’s population, have the…  


UNHCR and UNDP urge tangible progress to improve conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Two months since the signing of the tripartite MoU between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR and UNDP are both urging Myanmar authorities to make tangible progress to improve…  


While you were watching the World Cup, we picked our top-scorers for the Global Goals

While most of my friends are glued to the 2018 football World Cup tournament, I can't wait for the kick-off at this year's High Level Political Forum (HLPF). It is the event of the year for the…  


Remarks at Africa-China Sustainable Cooperation on Economic Structural Transformation, Towards 2030 Agenda

Remarks of Mr. Tegegnework Gettu, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator in Djibouti  


The Rule of Law and Human Rights Assistance in Crisis-Affected Contexts

Achieving Results and Setting Priorities Together  


Celebrating refugees - strengthening partnership for results

A record number of people are displaced by violent conflict and disasters around the world. Twenty-two and a half million are refugees.  


Harnessing the power of hydrogen

China, the second largest economy in the world, has become the world’s largest producer and consumer of energy. The country depends heavily on fossil fuels, and so is also the largest emitter of…  

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