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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…  


UNDP again ranked as one of world’s most transparent development aid organizations

The Aid Transparency Index, produced by the campaign for aid transparency Publish What You Fund, rated UNDP as the second most transparent aid organisation in the world, making it the highest rated UN…  


UNDP Welcomes Sweden’s Multi-Year Commitment to Core Funding

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has welcomed the Government of Sweden’s decision to today enter into a multi-year core funding agreement. The agreement also includes a commitment to…  


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…  


Call for Ocean Action Volunteers

In celebration of World Oceans Day, a global campaign is being launched by UNDP and partners to invite people from all walks of life, to volunteer to take action and continue the momentum towards the…  

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