Sustainable Development

Publications listed by date

  • Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Communications ToolkitApr 28, 2016Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Communications Toolkit

  • Applying Climate Information to Achieve the Sustainable Development GoalsApr 28, 2016Applying Climate Information to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Burning Bright: UNDP and GEF in the Tiger LandscapeApr 13, 2016Burning Bright: UNDP and GEF in the Tiger Landscape

  • Apr 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.

  • IOM-UNDP Newsletter Feb 2016Feb 19, 2016IOM-UNDP Newsletter Feb 2016The launch of this newsletter highlights some of the joint activities in 2015 of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNDP Global Joint Programme Mainstreaming Migration into National Development Strategies. It acknowledges achievements as an outcome of efforts of various stakeholders: first and foremost government counterparts, but also staff of the IOM, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and UNDP.

  • International Waters - Delivering ResultsFeb 18, 2016International Waters - Delivering ResultsIWDR 2016: This report is the fifth in a series of knowledge publications prepared by the UNDP-supported and GEF-financed International Waters programme that document and highlight key results and achievements.

  • Mercury Management for Sustainable DevelopmentFeb 17, 2016Mercury Management for Sustainable DevelopmentThis brochure (in Arabic, English, French and Spanish) summarizes the interim results of UNDP’s work in protecting human health and the environment from mercury in support of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, illustrates linkages with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and charts the way forward. UNDP currently supports 42 countries with a GEF mercury portfolio of $22 million in grants and $32 million in co-financing.

  • 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.

  • UNDP Support to the Implementation of the 2030 AgendaJan 26, 2016UNDP Support to the Implementation of the 2030 AgendaThis integrated package of policy support services (MAPS: Mainstreaming, Acceleration, and Policy Support) is designed to support country partners to effectively implement the SDGs 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).

UNDP 2014-2015
Time for Global Action

UNDP 2014-2015 highlights our key actions over the past year and their impact on the lives of beneficiaries around the world. The report also outlines the ongoing restructuring process that will ensure UNDP is fit for purpose in the new post-2015 landscape.

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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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