UNDP Around the world

  • 6-8 June: Third World Reconstruction Conference

    The third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) takes place in Brussels from June 6-8, 2017. It aims to promote resilience through post-crisis recovery.

  • 22-27 May: Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

    The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial forum for information exchange, discussion of latest developments, knowledge and partnership-building across sectors, with the goal of improving implementation of disaster risk reduction through better communication and coordination amongst stakeholders.

  • 5-9 June: The Ocean Conference

    Taking place from 5 to 9 June 2017 in New York, this historic event will set out a concrete plan to restore our ocean to health so that it can continue to sustain all life.

  • 8 March: International Women's Day

    The theme for International Women’s Day 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”.

  • 27-28 August: TICAD VI, Tokyo International Conference on African Development

    The sixth Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD VI) which will be held in Nairobi on 27 and 28 August 2016 is expected to draw more than 6000 participants from governments, international organizations, civil society and private sector organizations.

  • 7-18 November: COP22 climate conference

    COP22 will focus on negotiating key elements, such as the rulebook for taking action under the Paris Agreement, and scaling up the technical, financial and capacity building support that will facilitate action at the country level.

  • 24 February: UNDP 50th Anniversary

    Early in 1966, United Nations leaders fighting poverty came together to form UNDP. Since that time, we’ve played a transformational role in reducing poverty, empowering women, creating jobs, protecting the environment, and lots more in the nearly 170 countries where we work.

  • Paris climate agreement signing ceremony

    More than 165 countries signed the historic climate change agreement at a signing ceremony hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Earth Day, 22 April.

  • 23-24 May: World Humanitarian Summit

    The summit brings together governments, humanitarian organizations, people affected by humanitarian crises, and new partners to propose solutions to our most pressing challenges and set an agenda to keep humanitarian action fit for the future.

  • 3 March: Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice is a global, 24-hour event spanning three cities around the world. It will catalyze fresh debate on the economic and human costs of discrimination against the LGBT community.