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UN’s Health and Development Agencies Join Forces for Good Health for All

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to…

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Bahamas prepares for January pledge conference to mobilise recovery financing after Hurricane Dorian

The Government of The Bahamas and UNDP with support from the Governments of the United States and the United Kingdom will stage a pledge conference on 13 January 2020 in Nassau to mobilize financial…  


UNDP and FAO partner on agriculture and land-use planning to support developing countries in accelerating ambition on climate actions

The Government of Germany announced a €20 million trust fund for a joint collaboration between UNDP and the FAO that will support developing countries in building more effective agriculture and…  


UNDP and IRENA poised to support breakthroughs on renewables

Nations around the world can make breakthroughs on the shift to renewable energy, UNDP and the International Renewable Energy Agency said, adding that such a move would drastically cut emissions and…  


New UNDP–Sweden partnership

Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered a US$40 million partnership over four years to strengthen work on environment and climate change as part of broader efforts to…  


To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities: 2019 Human Development Report

The 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” says that just as the gap in basic living standards…  


UNDP mourns passing of colleague in Afghanistan

It is with profound sadness that the United Nations Development Programme announce the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Anil Raj, an American national in Kabul, Afghanistan this week.  


Wildlife films to animate the 'biodiversity super year'

The Secretariats of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Convention on Biological Diversity, the United Nations Development Programme…  


Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner

I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of our UNDP colleague when the vehicle he and two other UNDP colleagues were traveling in was attacked in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday.  


United Nations Secretary-General voices support for “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed support for the North Pole Walk for Climate Action, an effort by Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad to focus attention on the devastating impact…  


Kanni Wignaraja joins UNDP senior leadership team

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomed the appointment to his senior leadership team today of Kanni Wignaraja as the new Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and…  

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