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UNDP Welcomes Sweden’s Multi-Year Commitment to Core Funding

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed the Government of Sweden’s decision to today enter into a multi-year core funding agreement. The agreement also includes a commitment to…  


UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women Welcome Sweden's Multi-Year Commitment to Core Funding

UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women welcome with appreciation the Government of Sweden’s decision to enter into multi-year core funding agreements with our agencies. These will enhance our ability to…  


Call for Ocean Action Volunteers

In celebration of World Oceans Day, a global campaign is being launched by UNDP and partners to invite people from all walks of life, to volunteer to take action and continue the momentum towards the…  


UNDP Announces Four New Members of Leadership Team

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomed the announcement today of the Secretary-General’s appointment of the following four individuals to his senior leadership team.  


UN Day, 24 October 2017

Remarks at Sida Townhall on occasion of UN Day, 24 October 2017  


15 Equator Prize Winners Receive Prestigious Award at New York Gala Event

The 9th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honoured 15 winners in a gala event last evening in New York, coinciding with the Global Goals Week and the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly. Leading…  


Opening remarks at the Equator Prize Ceremony

Opening remarks at the Equator Prize Ceremony “Extraordinary challenges, extraordinary solutions: Celebrating 15 communities, and 15 years of the Equator Initiative”  



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,…  


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.  

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