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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…  

A Socio-economic Impact Assessment of the Zika Virus in Latin America and the Caribbean

This assessment measures the socio-economic impacts of Zika on countries, families and communities, and examines institutional responses.  

Addressing the Development Dimensions of Drug Policy

Evidence shows that in many countries, drug control policies and related enforcement activities focused on reducing supply and demand have had little effect in eradicating production or problematic…  

Issue Brief | UNDP and the concept and measurement of poverty

UNDP stands ready to support governments and other stakeholders with analysis, advocacy, and programmes to ensure that the concept and measurement of poverty are fit-for-purpose in the context of the…  

Sustainable Urbanization Strategy

This Sustainable Urbanization Strategy outlines how UNDP is responding to rapid urbanization in developing countries and its consequences for sustainable development.  

Integrated Planning and Sustainable Development:Challenges and Opportunities

This report illustrates the many different sustainable development pathways that countries are pursuing in line with national priorities and contexts. Its country-based evidence and non-prescriptive…  

From signatures to action

When governments gather at the UN to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, an important step will be taken to ensure the ambition, momentum and political will of December’s COP 21. Global…  

Mainstreaming Environment and Climate for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development

This handbook is designed as guidance for policymakers and practitioners to mainstream pro-poor environment and climate concerns into planning, budgeting and monitoring.  

Guidance Note on Integrating Environment Linked Poverty Concerns into Planning, Budgeting, and Monitoring Processes

This guidance note provides development practitioners and policy-makers with guidance based on the experience of the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) which supports programme countries…  

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