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Annual Session of the Executive Board 2018

Statement at the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board  


Hitting home runs for the SDGs

The game of baseball, known as ‘pelota’ in the Dominican Republic, has many similarities to policy making. They both require strategy, vision, teamwork, coordination and, of course, home runs.  


How will we navigate towards 2030? We’ll be using MAPS!

The 2030 Agenda champions a new way of thinking about development that embraces the symbiosis between social, economic and environmental sustainability. Doing business as usual - focusing on one…  


Samoa kicks off climate adaptation project to benefit 1 in 3 citizens facing flood risk

The Government of Samoa, with the support of UNDP and Green Climate Fund, has launched a new climate change adaptation project that will benefit nearly 30 percent of the population. Led by the…  


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…  


Localizing the Implementation of the SDGs

Closing Remarks at World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings High-Level Seminar  


Development impact


Mainstreaming migration for poverty reduction –in diverse country contexts

I recently visited a number of countries on a monitoring mission for the joint IOM-UNDP Global Project on Mainstreaming Migration in National Development Strategies. Funded by Switzerland, this…  


SDGs on Development Cooperation

Keynote at co-hosted UNGA side event with Qatar: 'Impact of the SDGs on Development Cooperation’  


Opening Keynote at the Official Launch for the GEF Integrated Approach Pilot on ‘the Good Growth Partnership: Cultivating Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain’

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Opening Keynote at the Official Launch for the GEF Integrated Approach Pilot on ‘the Good Growth Partnership: Cultivating Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain’  

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