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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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Ulrika Modéer Assumes Role Leading UNDP’s External Relations and Advocacy

Ms. Ulrika Modéer officially began her role today as UNDP’s Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy. In this role she will lead the organisation in…  


UNDP Staff Mourn Death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, “your unwavering dedication to peace made us all stronger”

The staff of UNDP join family and friends in mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan who passed away peacefully after a short illness, according to a statement published on his…  


Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger joins UNDP senior leadership team

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomed the appointment to his senior leadership team today of Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger as the new Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional…  


Ahunna Eziakonwa takes the helm of UNDP’s Africa portfolio

Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa officially began her role today as UNDP’s Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa. In this role she will lead UNDP’s work supporting 46 countries in Africa to…  


UNDP and energy company Repsol sign global agreement to promote sustainable development

Repsol and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a global agreement that facilitates advancement of sustainable development in some 20-plus countries where both the entities operate.…  


UNHCR and UNDP urge tangible progress to improve conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Two months since the signing of the tripartite MoU between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR and UNDP are both urging Myanmar authorities to make tangible progress to improve…  


9th Annual Social Good Summit - Tickets Now Available

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of global thought leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and influential voices around the globe, today announced the…  


UNDP joins Tech Giants in Partnership on AI

UNDP joins the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a consortium of companies, academics, and NGOs working to ensure that AI is developed in a safe, ethical, and transparent manner. Founded in…  


Plans unveiled for biggest ever Global Goals week to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

Plans for Global Goals Week 2018 were announced today for the third annual week of action where the UN and partners from around the world come together to drive action, raise awareness and hold…  


UN calls for more support for people with disabilities

Saying a world free from discrimination was possible, the head of UNDP Achim Steiner urged nations to work together to ensure equal rights for people with disabilities.  

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