Fast Facts

  • Fast Facts: Anti-corruption and Democratic Governance

    Corruption undermines human development by diverting public resources to private gain and reducing access to public services. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals will largely depend on the quality of governance.

  • Fast Facts: Biodiversity and Ecosystems

    Ecosystems, species and genes - the building blocks of biodiversity - are being degraded at an unparalleled rate as natural resources are exploited without consideration for their broader value to the ecosystem and economic values.

  • Fast Facts: Central African Republic

    UNDP is working to restore peace, authority, livelihoods and reconciliation, re-establish a functioning State, and to put the country back on a more robust development path.

  • Fast Facts: Civic engagement and participation of youth in politics and public institutions

    Across the world, youth remain at the margins of the political, social and economic mainstream. Yet, youth engagement and participation is central to achieving sustainable human development.

  • Fast Facts: Civil Society and Civic Engagement in Africa

    UNDP works with a range of civil society organizations (CSOs) at regional and local levels in Africa to help lift people out of poverty, build resilient communities and promote human rights and thereby advance the millennium Development Goals.

  • Fast Facts: Civil Society and Civic Engagement in Arab States

    UNDP works with a range of civil society organizations (CSOs) at regional and local levels in the Arab States to help lift people out of poverty, build resilient communities and promote human rights and thereby advance the millennium Development Goals.

  • Fast Facts: Civil Society and Civic Engagement in Asia and the Pacific

    UNDP works with a range of civil society organizations (CSOs) at regional and local levels in Asia and the Pacific to help lift people out of poverty, build resilient communities and promote human rights and thereby advance the millennium Development Goals.

  • Fast Facts: Civil Society and Civic Engagement in Europe and the CIS

    UNDP works with a range of civil society organizations (CSOs) at regional and local levels in Europe and the CIS to help lift people out of poverty, build resilient communities and promote human rights and thereby advance the millennium Development Goals.

  • Fast Facts: Civil Society and Civic Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean

    UNDP works with a range of civil society organizations (CSOs) at regional and local levels in Latin America and the Caribbean to help lift people out of poverty, build resilient communities and promote human rights and thereby advance the millennium Development Goals.

  • Fast Facts: Climate Change

    By putting climate change adaptation at the heart of poverty reduction efforts, with proper attention paid to the needs of more vulnerable groups like women and indigenous peoples, UNDP helps to ensure that climate actions are flexible and resilient enough to meet climate challenges now and in the future. At the same time, UNDP strives to reduce people’s exposure to climate-related disasters and, when they do hit, to limit the impact on people’s lives.

UNDP's Annual Report
New Partnerships for Development

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report spotlights results from actions across core dimensions of development, from jobs and food security, to well-run elections, to crisis recovery, to the management of finite natural resources.

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