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Financing for Development and 2030 Agenda

Keynote speech at the High-Level Conference on Financing for Development  


Germany and UNDP join forces for Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin region

Germany and UNDP supports efforts of countries in the Lake Chad Basin as they work across the humanitarian-development nexus, further sustainable recovery efforts, ensure the return of internally…  


Development of national evaluation capacities can contribute to eradicating poverty, promoting prosperity and protecting our planet

Country-level evaluation capacities have a key role to play in helping the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts said here today at the largest evaluation conference to…  


Women forge peace along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border

As conflict brewed between their two countries, neighbours Kurbanova and Avezova stopped talking to each other at first, but soon they realized that they needed a different approach.  


UNDP, international partners launch cross-border initiative to help save the snow leopard

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of a broad coalition of international partners, has launched a regional initiative to save the snow leopard and protect its sanctuaries in 12…  


Making “women’s work” count

Over the next few months, the 12,000 employees based at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California will complete their move to an extravagant new campus. The “spaceship,” covering 2.8 million…  


Old buildings, new friends

In Cyprus, UNDP is working to bring communities together through shared cultural heritage.  


A guilt-free holiday

Tourism accounts for 5-12 percent of CO2 emissions. Montenegro has a green travel solution for climate action.  


Seven reasons why rule of law matters for peace

UNDP has been working to build peace in over 40 crisis-affected countries through our Global Programme for Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights.  


Waves of action

Over-fishing, pollution, the loss of habitat, the invasion of exotic species, and ocean acidification are endangering our oceans' health. The cost is at once economic, social and environmental.  

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