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UN’s Health and Development Agencies Join Forces for Good Health for All

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to…

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UNDP, GEF embark on vast programme targeting wildlife trafficking in commercial ports

UNDP and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have kicked off a project under the GEF-financed, World Bank-led Global Wildlife Program that aims to curb maritime wildlife trafficking, targeting key…  


China and UNDP partner to highlight the impact of China’s agriculture cooperation in Africa

The China International Development Cooperation Agency joined with the Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations and UNDP to launch results of China’s partnership with Guinea-Bissau and…  


UNDP: New technologies are a powerful tool to tackle corruption

Corruption threatens progress and peace, particularly for the poorest but new technologies can be used as a powerful tool to tackle it, said the head of the United Nations Development Programme…  


Scottish Government and UN Development Programme collaborate to mobilise private capital for sustainable development

The Scottish Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are jointly announcing a 2-year programme of collaboration aimed at mobilising private capital for the UN Sustainable…  


UNDP and United Arab Emirates partner to bring new talent into the development field

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and UNDP signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff under a Junior Professional Officer Program.  


Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact

Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations today signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United…  


Mirjana Spoljaric Egger begins new role leading UNDP's work in Europe and the CIS

Ms. Mirjana Spoljaric Egger officially began her role today as Regional Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.  


UN: Investing in people key to progress in fragile times

With the world experiencing financial volatility, and with multiple risks heightened doubling down on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals is our best bet to…  


UNDP Chief says clock ticking on climate action

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joined the chorus for climate change action following the release of a UN report that delivers a warning on warming temperatures.  


Chad: Humanitarian response and long-term recovery must go hand in hand

Mark Lowcock and Achim Steiner, the United Nations’ top humanitarian and development officials, today wrapped up their first joint visit in Chad, calling for greater international attention to and…  

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