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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…  


UNDP and Italy sign agreement to support Italian G7 commitments and UN reform

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, and the Italian Minister of the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS), Gian Luca Galletti, today signed an agreement for EUR 7 million in support of Italian G7…  


New techologies improve municipal services through Albanian "One Stops Shops"

In Albania, local governments are using locally developed open source software to bring "one stop shop" efficiency to citizens.  


Broadening career opportunities in Guatemala

A UNDP -supported project aims to promote educational opportunities and facilitate the employment of young people from the most vulnerable sectors of Guatemala City .  


Guatemala: Coffee with a soul

In rural areas of Guatemala, UNDP supports associations of small coffee producers, helping improve their processing and business practices and increasing exports.  


Biodiversity projects improve lives in China

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), identified 18 villages in the area to carry out community-based projects aimed at conserving…  


Italy

In 2014, Italy contributed with 4,447,268 USD to UNDP’s core budget.  


UN establishes trust fund to support youth volunteerism

A dedicated trust fund has been set up by the United Nations to boost youth volunteerism and harness the energy of young people around the world to contribute to achieving development goals while…  


Italy increases funding to UNDP to €4.2m for 2015

The Italian Government announced that it will increase its 2015 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme to €4.2m to help UNDP fulfill its coordination role for the UN system.  


Governments welcome UNDP’s move to increase transparency

In a statement Friday, the governments of Australia, Canada, Norway, Italy, Sweden, and the United States welcomed efforts by the United Nations Development Programme to increase public disclosure and…  

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