Sustainable Development

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  • Guidance Note - A Development Approach to Migration and DisplacementFeb 12, 2016Guidance Note - A Development Approach to Migration and DisplacementUNDP is working to maximize the developmental benefits of migration and displacement for poor countries and people, and to mitigate any negative consequences. While humanitarian agencies provide invaluable and critical short-term responses to large-scale displacement and refugee scenarios, UNDP works with partner countries to balance short-term responses to addressing the impacts of migration and displacement with long-term sustainable development solutions.

  • Extractive Industries for Sustainable Development Activity Report 2015Feb 10, 2016Extractive Industries for Sustainable Development Activity Report 2015In 2015 UNDP had an active year supporting countries to better manage their extractive resources in a way that benefits sustainable development. 28 UNDP Country Offices have developed work on Extractive Industries. In addition, UNDP supported 9 regional and 6 global activities.

  • Fast Facts: Youth as Partners for the Implementation of the SDGsFeb 1, 2016Fast Facts: Youth as Partners for the Implementation of the SDGsThe goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda are interconnected, aiming to integrate the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. Explicitly or implicitly, young people are deeply embedded within their fabric. Their knowledge, reach, and innovative solutions are essential if sustainable development is to be realized.

  • Feb 1, 2016Africa-Asia Drought Risk Management Peer Assistance Network: Monthly NewslettersThis monthly newsletter aims to keep the practitioners and decision-makers engaged in different aspects of drought risk management (DRM) at local, national, regional and broader levels in the loop on the enormous volume of news and information emerging on DRM especially in Africa and Asia.

  • UNDP Support to the Implementation of the 2030 AgendaJan 26, 2016UNDP Support to the Implementation of the 2030 AgendaAs the UN’s Development arm, UNDP has a key role to play in supporting country partners to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development building on its core strengths. UNDP has worked with the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) in developing a strategy for effective and coherent implementation support under the acronym ‘MAPS’ (Mainstreaming, Acceleration, and Policy Support). Well-equipped with this integrated package of policy support services, UNDP stands ready to support country partners to effectively implement the new development agenda and make long-term economic prosperity, human and environmental well-being a reality.

  • Dec 18, 2015The Social Protection Floor and Gender Equality

  • Jamaica Debt ExchangeDec 16, 2015Jamaica Debt Exchange

  • Mainstreaming Gender in Mitigation and TechnologyDec 10, 2015Mainstreaming Gender in Mitigation and TechnologyThis capacity-building package has been designed for policymakers to guide them on how to promote gender equality across all levels of policy and programming in climate change, and to provide them with the necessary tools to do so.

  • Gender responsive national communicationsDec 10, 2015Gender responsive national communicationsThis toolkit is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs).

  • Adapting from the Ground Up: Enabling Small Businesses in Developing Countries to Adapt to Climate ChangeDec 7, 2015Adapting from the Ground Up: Enabling Small Businesses in Developing Countries to Adapt to Climate ChangeAdapting from the ground up: A new perspective on private sector engagement in resilience, is a joint report from the World Resources Institute and UNDP. The report explains the reasons why building a resilient private sector is vital to building resilient communities.

  • Making the Case for Ecosystem-based AdaptationDec 4, 2015Making the Case for Ecosystem-based AdaptationMaking the Case for Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Building on the Mountain EbA Programme in Nepal, Peru and Uganda, is a legacy document of the EbA Mountain Programme, delivered through a partnership between the German Government, UNEP, UNDP and IUCN, together with the Governments of Nepal, Peru and Uganda.

  • Dec 4, 2015From Coast to Coast - Celebrating 20 Years of Transboundary Management of our Shared Oceans

  • Fast Facts: Youth and Climate ChangeNov 26, 2015Fast Facts: Youth and Climate ChangeToday’s youth has a unique stake in the global dialogue on climate change: within their generation’s lifetime, our planet’s climate will cease to be what we know it to be. Young men and women are playing an active role in protecting the environment and finding innovative solutions to climate change. After crisis, youth often play a pivotal role in adopting and promoting environmentally-friendly practices at home and in the community. Young women are contributing as managers of natural resources in rural economies and this in turn impacts both diagnostics and solutions towards resilience building.

  • UNDP and Climate ChangeNov 23, 2015UNDP and Climate ChangeReleased on the eve of the Paris climate change conference (COP21), this report – a mix of infographics and country case examples – outlines UNDP’s decades-long support to partner countries to tackle climate change. For the first time covering UNDP’s entire climate change approach, including mitigation and sustainable energy, climate change adaptation, forestry, and support to INDCs, the report is a comprehensive look at what is now a US$ 2.3 billion portfolio across 140 countries.

  • Nov 22, 2015Integrating Gender in Disaster Management in Small Island Developing States: A Guide

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Time for Global Action

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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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