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Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of UNDP

The UN Development Programme today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization. Mr. Steiner’s…

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UNDP and Business for Peace Foundation seek nominees for 2018 Business for Peace Award

UNDP and the Business for Peace Foundation seek nominations for next year’s Business for Peace Awards. Every May, at the Oslo City Hall, outstanding business leaders who have achieved commercial…  


UNDP and Hedayah, team up to strengthen collaboration in preventing violent extremism

UNDP signed today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, Hedayah.  


Int'l Conservation Caucus Foundation

Remarks at the International Conservation Caucus Foundation  


Islamic finance, a strong and scalable funding source for global development

Successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda requires a significant amount of financial resources, beyond traditional development financing. Innovative approaches are required to unlock new sources of…  


Small Island nations at the frontline of climate action

Climate change affects development of all nations, regardless of location or size of economy. No other group of nations is more vulnerable to its devastating effects than the Small Island Developing…  


Opening remarks at the Equator Prize Ceremony

Opening remarks at the Equator Prize Ceremony “Extraordinary challenges, extraordinary solutions: Celebrating 15 communities, and 15 years of the Equator Initiative”  


UNDP and FIRST to host third annual Cybersecurity for Developing Nations Conference

The third annual Cybersecurity for Developing Nations Conference and FIRST Technical Colloquium (TC) is one of the premier conferences in the world of international development. Sponsored by the…  


Now is the time to help Irma-affected people get back on their feet, UNDP

The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Martins near “uninhabitable”, according to national authorities.…  


Global treaty to halt invasive aquatic species enters into force

A key international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water enters into force today, 8 September 2017.  


Opening Keynote at the Official Launch for the GEF Integrated Approach Pilot on ‘the Good Growth Partnership: Cultivating Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain’

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Opening Keynote at the Official Launch for the GEF Integrated Approach Pilot on ‘the Good Growth Partnership: Cultivating Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain’  

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