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As a seasoned tea farmer, Li Mingshui is well acquainted with Xinyang Maofeng tea, one of the most famous green teas in China. “To cultivate theMore
A UNDP project, trained over 160 master builders and 30 professional engineers and architects on earthquake-resistant buildings, and conducted workshops for municipal officials.More
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In the village of Beir Anbar in the district of Keft, Egypt, young children and village elders alike gathered in the community centre. A choir ofMore
UNDP at a glance
As one of the world’s largest multilateral development agencies, present in over 170 countries and territories, UNDP is on the frontlines of anticipating, understanding and acting on today’s opportunities and risks. Our 2014-2017 Strategic Plan articulates our vision. We help countries eradicate extreme poverty, and roll back inequalities and exclusion. We act on three fronts to achieve development that is sustainable, inclusive and resilient.Download the corporate brochure (1.9 MB, PDF)
UNDP in Focus 2014-2015
UNDP in Focus highlights our key actions over the past year and their impact on the lives of beneficiaries around the world. The report also outlines the ongoing restructuring process that will ensure UNDP is fit for purpose in the new post-2015 landscape.Download the PDF (3.6 Mb)
- 29 Aug 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at World Assembly of Women on “Women’s Empowerment through Sanitation” Tokyo, Japan
- 28 Aug 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at World Assembly of Women on “Gender Equality and Women’s Leadership”
- 27 Aug 2015:UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summit
- 26 Aug 2015:Helen Clark: Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 on “The promise and challenge of 2015 for sustainable development”
25 Aug 2015:We need to get better at "killing our darlings"
The Speakers Corner
The Speakers Corner helps connect think tanks, academia, the media and the public to a diverse group of experts who can speak to UNDP’s commitment to “empower lives” and build "resilient nations.”