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Special Event on 'Leaving No One Behind'

Remarks at the special event marking the 127th birth anniversary year of Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar  


Nature-Based Solutions for Water

This report demonstrates how nature‐based solutions offer a vital means to address many of the world’s water challenges while delivering benefits vital to all aspects of sustainable development.  


Meeting the urban finance challenge

Many of the investments needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda are made at the subnational level, especially by cities.  


Our cities are on the frontline of changing climate

By 2050 two out of every three people are likely to live in cities with continued growth in urbanization across the world.  


Urbanization: A multidimensional challenge and opportunity for health, well-being and equity

Dramatic images from some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing cities make visible the impact of air pollution. But what the headlines do not capture is the full scope of the profoundly negative…  


Cities 2030: Implementing the New Urban Agenda

In October 2016, the New Urban Agenda was unanimously adopted at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), serving as a new vision for our cities and…  


Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike

Climate Change is Threat to Rich and Poor Alike  


Launch of the ASEAN My World Survey

Remarks at the High-level launch of the ASEAN My World Survey  


Planetary Health

Speech at UNGA-72 side-event on Planetary Health  


Financing the 2030 Agenda – the Role of the UN

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Statement at the High Level Side Event on “Financing the 2030 Agenda – the Role of the UN”  

UNDP Around the world