Supporting Transformational Change

The purpose of this report is to reflect on UNDP’s experience of development cooperation over the past 50 years, and to extract some common themes and general lessons about development cooperation for the future. The report makes the case that development is a long-term proposition and is seldom more


Taking action against HIV and AIDS

Jointly produced by IPU, UNDP and UNAIDS, this Handbook is a call to action for parliamentary leadership and a reference book for parliamentarians providing information and guidance on issues of importance in the response to HIV. The Handbook is designed to help parliamentarians to exercise fully more


The Challenge of HIV and AIDS: UNDP's Response to the Epidemic in China

This fact sheet briefly discusses challenges of HIV in China and UNDP responses. UNDP, as a cosponsor of the United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS (2007-2010) in China, is complementing the work of other UN agencies by applying its unique resources to address specific HIV-related challenges more


The Demographic Impact of AIDS in Botswana

This report has been prepared by the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe) at the University of Cape Town. The report covers the results of the Centre’s investigations into the possible impact of HIV on the population of Botswana over the coming decades. more


The Doha Declaration 10 years on and its impact on access to medicines and the right to health

The adoption of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) within the framework of the World Trade Organization (WTO) dramatically altered the international landscape on intellectual property, particularly as it relates to access to medicines. One of more

UNDP Global Programme
2014 to 2017

The Global Programme is the architecture that allows UNDP to provide coherent global policy advice and programme support services, based on country and regional programme experiences and drawing on the pool of evidence, knowledge and expertise gained by UNDP across all development settings.

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Fast Facts

As co-sponsor of UNAIDS, UNDP recognizes that AIDS impacts countries’ progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As such, UNDP's response to the AIDS epidemic stems from its human development, poverty reduction and governance mandates.


Our work on HIV/AIDS
UNDP's Annual Report
Supporting Global Progress

Our report showcases how we deliver results through programmes on poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, and the environment and sustainable development. It highlights the reach of our diverse partnerships.

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Human Development Data

Human Development Index (HDI) figures are available as part of the Google Public Data Explorer tool.

Knowledge Exchange

Teamworks is UNDP's knowledge sharing exchange that allows development professionals to gain and share knowledge