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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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Nature for People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace

The loss of biodiversity and the collapse of ecosystems, coupled with extreme weather events and natural disasters not only pose a significant risk to human security but it is an overall risk…  


Effective government requires transparency and integrity says UNDP

Governments should double efforts to be open, accountable, and responsive to their citizens, UNDP said, as more than 76 nations convened here to discuss putting people first.  


Cities are engines for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

With the majority of the global population now living in cities and the numbers growing daily, making cities inclusive, sustainable, resilient and safe is critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda and the…  


SDG Trend Scanner: use of disruptive trends to help advance 2030 Agenda

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the RISE Research Institutes of Sweden today jointly launched ‘SDG TrendScanner’— a new initiative to explore ways to use rapid and disruptive trends to help…  


Nature for Life: Accelerating SDGs Progress by Investing in People and Planet

UNDP is organizing a corporate side event on the theme of ‘Nature for Life: Accelerating SDG Progress by Investing in People and Planet,’ alongside the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018. The…  


Pathway to Paris concert event set for San Francisco

Pathway to Paris, together with 350.org and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced a special concert on September 14th at the historic Masonic in San Francisco, California.…  


UN Biodiversity Lab launched to revolutionize biodiversity planning and reporting

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Environment (UN Environment), and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, launched the UN Biodiversity Lab - an…  


The Rule of Law and Human Rights - Fundamentals for the 2030 Agenda and Sustaining Peace

UNDP High-level meeting on Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights for Sustaining Peace and Fostering Development.  


UNDP announces The Lion's Share fund with founder FINCH and founding partner Mars to tackle crisis in wildlife conservation and animal welfare

UNDP, FINCH and founding partner Mars, Incorporated today announced an initiative aimed at transforming the lives of animals across the world by asking advertisers to contribute a percentage of their…  


UNDP, NGOs target increased action by governments, business on land sector to address climate change

On the first day of the Ministerial Climate Change (MOCA) Summit, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five not-for-profits launched an initiative calling for concerted action to…  

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