This issue brief raises awareness of the emerging challenges, as well as opportunities, related to ageing and proposes initial recommendations for addressing them in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UNDP has undertaken a mapping and stocktaking exercises to provide a consolidated overview of its role and global offer as a development actor on migration and displacement.The migration mapping covered initiatives from 2001-2014, and the displacement mapping covered initiatives from 2010-2015.
The objective of this note is to provide a snapshot of UNDP’s key areas of work as they relate to migration and displacement, and explore five key focus areas for UNDP to promote development approaches to migration and displacement as part of its broader sustainable development work.
This brief highlights the key aspects of a comprehensive Guidance Note providing an overview of existing UNDAFs; a look at the processes and frameworks involved in integrating migration and displacement issues into UNDAFs; and an outline of the relevant thematic areas, including strategic options.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) by migrants and diaspora actors is a critical element of the migration and development nexus. Diaspora investments are seen as a vital source of capital, of which positive development effects are expected. THis survey assesses the impacts of investments by diaspora actors on key economic indicators in Tunisia.
Acknowledging the linkages between migration and development, the international community has advocated for greater policy coherence between both. An important part of this is the need for mainstreaming migration into policy and development planning processes. This IOM-UNDP joint programme is a concrete response to this call.
This Discussion Paper aims to promote discussion on cross-border and multi-country approaches and overall regional cooperation in addressing forced displacement. The paper is based on experiences from five Great Lakes countries, including Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
UNDP supports integrated development programmes that harness the positive potential of migration for development, address the drivers and root causes of forced displacement, and respond to protracted displacement, sudden crisis and the return and reintegration of formerly displaced persons.
This policy paper represents a comprehensive global survey of natural resource revenue sharing regimes. It provides policymakers with key recommendations to guide the establishment of technically and economically sound natural resource revenue sharing systems.
The report makes note of UNDP’s 50 years of leadership in development; reviews the remarkable past year of our work; and turns towards the future with UNDP’s pivotal role in fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals. Readers will also learn about how donors can and do support our work, especially through core resources. Through vivid stories and photographs, “Looking Forward” illustrates why UNDP is a vital partner in the great work of ending poverty in all its forms.
Official development assistance should aim to strengthen institutional infrastructure to enable economies to flourish, acting as a catalyst for further responsible, sustainable investment in key sectors.