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Half of world’s poor are children

Half of all people living in poverty are younger than 18 years old, according to estimates from the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released today by the United Nations Development…  


EC UNDP Joint Photo Exhibition on Electoral Assistance

Opening Remarks at the launch of the photo exhibition on electoral assistance  


Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Opening Remarks at "Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development"  


Assessing Progress Made, and the Future of Development Approaches to Preventing Violent Extremism

This UNDP report takes stock of progress made, shares experiences and distils lessons on policy development, research and programming on preventing violent extremism.  


High-Level Conference in Berlin commits to comprehensive crisis response in the Lake Chad Region

The High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region concluded today with renewed commitments by participants to work together to address the multi-faceted crisis affecting the region.  


High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region

Opening Remarks at the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region  


Resilience for Sustainable Development in the Lake Chad Basin

The humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin is among the most severe in the world, with more than 10 million people in urgent need of life-saving assistance and protection. Yet, it is critical that…  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


Public Service 2030

The UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence (GCPSE) published 17 case studies about public service and public administration, with each one focused on a different SDG.  


Youth and technology: 5 ways we're changing the world

As a user of digital platforms and a professional in the communications field, I see how quickly and effectively technology has opened doors, connected people from remote communities with the same…  

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