The UNDP Thematic Trust Funds for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Democratic Governance and the Environment were established in 2001. This report presents highlights from 2015, the final year of operation of the funds.
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 2030 Agenda.
This 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.
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.