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Half of world’s poor are children

Half of all people living in poverty are younger than 18 years old, according to estimates from the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released today by the United Nations Development…  


EC UNDP Joint Photo Exhibition on Electoral Assistance

Opening Remarks at the launch of the photo exhibition on electoral assistance  


UNDP and Partners Commit to Advancing Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Delegates to a major UNDP event in New York committed to advancing knowledge worldwide as a pivotal means for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda.  


Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Opening Remarks at "Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development"  


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern & Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee join 2018 Social Good Summit lineup

It’s not every day that you get the chance to hear from international heads of government alongside comedians, Nobel laureates and Bollywood stars alike. But then, the Social Good Summit isn’t your…  


UNDP mobilized US$25 million, restored buildings and boosted preparedness in hurricane-affected Caribbean

(UNDP helped mobilize US$25 million, supported the revision and use of improved building codes and restored over 800 buildings for the most at-need people in Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda, some of…  


Global Climate Action Summit nominates two UNDP Equator Prize Winners as Climate Trailblazers

UNDP is proud to announce that two Equator Prize winner representatives are among the 22 Climate Trailblazers nominated by the Global Climate Action Summit organizers, which takes place in San…  


Opening speech at the X Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Partnerships for the reduction of structural inequalities under the framework of the SDGs  


Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to join ‘Pathway to Paris’ concert for climate action in San Francisco

Emmy-nominated star and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau will join the concert for climate action at The Masonic in San Francisco on Friday 14…  


Global gathering of artisanal and small-scale miners charts new vision for sustainable development

Over 500 people from more than 70 countries have assembled in Livingstone, Zambia for the International Conference on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining and Quarrying (ASM18) to chart a vision for…  

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