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UNDP and partners assess progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like…

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UNDP and Partners Commit to Advancing Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Delegates to a major UNDP event in New York committed to advancing knowledge worldwide as a pivotal means for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda.  


High-Level Conference in Berlin commits to comprehensive crisis response in the Lake Chad Region

The High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region concluded today with renewed commitments by participants to work together to address the multi-faceted crisis affecting the region.  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


9th Annual Social Good Summit - Tickets Now Available

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of global thought leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and influential voices around the globe, today announced the…  


Five eco-inclusive enterprises receive prestigious SEED Low Carbon Awards

From a collaborative recycling WebApp enabling waste management services to users in Colombia to composters designed for urban households in India – these are few highlights of the innovative five…  


Texas Leadership Summit, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Remarks at Texas Lyceum event at UN Headquarters, New York.  


UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women Welcome Sweden's Multi-Year Commitment to Core Funding

UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women welcome with appreciation the Government of Sweden’s decision to enter into multi-year core funding agreements with our agencies. These will enhance our ability to…  


Partnership to scale-up private investment in high-impact energy projects

The United Nations’ Development Programme (UNDP) and impact investment platform TRINE announced their first ever partnership in the off-grid solar industry. The primary objective of this partnership…  


UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

One month before Lebanon holds its first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade, the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic stability,…  


Economic Conference for Development

Remarks at the Economic Conference for Development and Economic Reforms  

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