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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,…  


Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


EU supports UN-led Connecting Business initiative to help private sector address crises, complex emergencies

The European Union (EU) has announced it will provide EUR450,000 (approx. US$530,000) through its Enhanced Response Capacity to the new UN-led Connecting Business initiative (CBi), which helps…  


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…  


With the European Union’s support, UNDP is helping Cuba recover from Hurricane Irma

The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) is providing EUR 700,000 to UNDP to support Cuban families affected by hurricane Irma, which battered the island on 8…  


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…  


UNDP takes part in Europe’s leading forum on development

SDG Advocates Jeffrey Sachs, Muhammad Yunus and Marjeta Jager were among key speakers in a panel on the role of small businesses in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, organized by UNDP, the…  


UNDP takes part in the European Development Days on Agenda 2030 implementation

UNDP will participate in the European Development Days, Europe’s leading forum on development and cooperation, which will take place on 15-16 June in Brussels.  


Life on the edge in Georgia

Abano, one of the oldest villages in the country and known for its healing thermal water springs, could have been a tourist hot spot with a blooming local economy. However, its close vicinity to a…  


Restored forests fight climate change and preserve community wealth in Benin

Over-exploitation of forests contributes to flooding, impoverishment of riparian communities and higher CO2 emissions. A UNDP project is helping to turn the tide.  

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