Sustainable Development

Publications listed by date

  • The Sustainable Development Goals are coming to lifeJul 18, 2016The Sustainable Development Goals are coming to lifeThis publication provides insights into the range of actions and partnerships for the roll-out and implementation of the SDGs at the country level.

  • Preventing violent extremism through promoting inclusive development, tolerance and respect for dignityJul 14, 2016Preventing violent extremism through promoting inclusive development, tolerance and respect for dignityThe Global Meeting on ‘Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) through Promoting Inclusive Development, Tolerance and Respect for Diversity’ was an opportunity for global development actors to engage in in-depth discussions on their role in preventing violent extremism. This report presents key points from the many conceptual and thematic discussions.

  • Jul 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.

  • Outcome Evaluation of the UNDP Project: Building the Post-2015 Development AgendaJun 24, 2016Outcome Evaluation of the UNDP Project: Building the Post-2015 Development AgendaIndependent evaluation of the project 'Building the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Open and Inclusive Consultations'.

  • ISSUE BRIEF  |  Development and Mine ActionJun 24, 2016ISSUE BRIEF | Development and Mine ActionMine action programmes aim to limit, mitigate and ultimately abolish the human impact of landmines and other explosive remnants of war through humanitarian demining, risk reduction education, victim/survivor assistance, stockpile destruction and advocacy.

  • AFD-UNDP Financing the SDGs in the Least Developed CountriesJun 23, 2016AFD-UNDP Financing the SDGs in the Least Developed CountriesThis report looks at how LDCs can make better use of a more diverse financing for development 'tool-box'.

  • Environmental Governance Project (EGP)  |  BrochureJun 23, 2016Environmental Governance Project (EGP) | BrochureThis four-year Sida-funded programme responds to the challenges many developing countries face in implementing environmental policies and integrating environmental and social concerns into broader sustainable development policy making.

  • Environmental Governance Project (EGP)  |  News UpdatesJun 22, 2016Environmental Governance Project (EGP) | News UpdatesOur regular Environmental Governance Project (EGP) News Updates highlight key activities and results of the UNDP-SEPA Environmental Governance Project.

  • Social Protection for Sustainable Development: Dialogues between Africa and Brazil Jun 21, 2016Social Protection for Sustainable Development: Dialogues between Africa and BrazilThis report examines the experiences of Africa and Brazil and captures lessons to provide policymakers with much needed information on existing programmes, their design and implementation processes. It calls for the expansion of the traditional social protection agenda to embrace a larger scope of action - one that promotes long-term change and delivers positive results across all three pillars of sustainable development.

  • ISSUE BRIEFS  |  Development Approaches to DisplacementJun 16, 2016ISSUE BRIEFS | Development Approaches to DisplacementThese issue briefs have been developed to highlight a number of UNDP’s country level flagship programmes responding to displacement. The briefs have been developed also with a specific focus on our cooperation with UNHCR and other partners on displacement.

  •  Integrated Planning and Sustainable Development:Challenges and OpportunitiesJun 15, 2016Integrated Planning and Sustainable Development:Challenges and OpportunitiesThis report illustrates the many different sustainable development pathways that countries are pursuing in line with national priorities and contexts. Its country-based evidence and non-prescriptive findings for policymakers and practitioners highlight the need for integrated and coherent development policies, while illustrating a range of inclusive green economy solutions.

  • Guidelines for the Examination of Patent Applications relating to Pharmaceuticals Jun 9, 2016Guidelines for the Examination of Patent Applications relating to PharmaceuticalsThis report provides guidance for countries to enhance the functioning and transparency of the patent system for the timely and affordable access to lifesaving treatment. Affordable access to treatment is closely linked with the aspiration to ensure health and well-being for all, as embodied in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.

  • Scaling Up Community Actions for International Waters ManagementJun 8, 2016Scaling Up Community Actions for International Waters Management

  • Scaling up Multi-Country AdaptationJun 3, 2016Scaling up Multi-Country AdaptationImpact Series Vol.3: Canada UNDP Adaptation Facility

  • Discussion Paper | Root Causes of Radicalization in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent StatesMay 31, 2016Discussion Paper | Root Causes of Radicalization in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent StatesThis paper examines the diverse drivers of radicalization and violent extremism throughout Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS). The purpose of the analysis is to identify potential points of intervention for development based programming to prevent the conditions conducive to violent extremism.

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.

View 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.

View More