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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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UNDP and United Arab Emirates partner to bring new talent into the development field

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and UNDP signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff under a Junior Professional Officer Program.  


Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact

Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations today signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United…  


Mirjana Spoljaric Egger begins new role leading UNDP's work in Europe and the CIS

Ms. Mirjana Spoljaric Egger officially began her role today as Regional Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.  


UN: Investing in people key to progress in fragile times

With the world experiencing financial volatility, and with multiple risks heightened doubling down on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals is our best bet to…  


UNDP Chief says clock ticking on climate action

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joined the chorus for climate change action following the release of a UN report that delivers a warning on warming temperatures.  


Chad: Humanitarian response and long-term recovery must go hand in hand

Mark Lowcock and Achim Steiner, the United Nations’ top humanitarian and development officials, today wrapped up their first joint visit in Chad, calling for greater international attention to and…  


UN humanitarian and development chiefs join forces to support crisis-affected people in North-East Nigeria

Achim Steiner and Mark Lowcock today called on national and international partners to reinforce joint efforts to address the dire humanitarian needs in the conflict-affected north-eastern Nigerian…  


OECD, UNDP partnership significantly helping to boost domestic revenue mobilisation

An innovative international co-operation initiative that deploys qualified experts in developing countries to strengthen their ability to effectively tax multinational enterprises has achieved…  


Media Advisory: UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock to visit Nigeria and Chad

Their mission aims to highlight and support joint humanitarian and development efforts in these countries.  


HSBC Amanah Malaysia issues world's first SDG sukuk

This landmark sukuk will be the first ever benchmark sustainable sukuk issuance by a financial institution that will be used to support eligible businesses within any of HSBC’s selected seven UN SDGs  

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