UNDP launches Ocean Promise
It's a commitment to support recovery of nearly US$1 trillion in annual socioeconomic losses caused by ocean mismanagement
Women of action: Leading in crisis
For SURGE Advisor Ioana Creitaru, working with Ukrainian refugees in Moldova was an opportunity to honour her great-grandmother, who fled as a refugee from Moldova to Romania in 1941.
Dinosaur draws big crowds at Cannes Lions with climate action message: “Don’t Choose Extinction”
From the big screen to the streets of Cannes: UN climate campaign becomes the talk of town thanks to a life-size utahraptor posing for the cameras
10 questions with Ambassador Peter Thomson
Ahead of the United Nations Ocean Conference, we check in with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.
Achieving healthy societies depends on transformative change
COVID-19 has laid bare the weaknesses of our health systems and the shortcomings of our development approaches.
UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty while protecting the planet. We help countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain their progress.
We are determined to mobilize the means required to implement this Agenda through a revitalized Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, based on a spirit of strengthened global solidarity, focused in particular on the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable and with the participation of all countries, all stakeholders and all people.
Our work in sustainable development, governance and resilience building.
people had better services to tackle poverty
people gained access to financial services
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invested to strengthen resilience to crises
UNDP Strategic Plan 2022-2025
Focused on the future of development, UNDP’s bold Strategic Plan is a framework to help countries get back on track to achieve the SDGs.
UNDP Annual Report 2020
Driving the future of development
Human Development Report 2020
The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene
Urban resilience: Addressing an old challenge with renewed urgency
The need for development action in cities cannot be overlooked. Over half of humanity lives in urban settings, and this figure projected to rise to two thirds by ...
Access to justice for living in dignity
In Ukraine and in neighbouring Moldova, UNDP is working with local organizations to ensure families who have been forced from their homes get the support they nee...
Stockholm+50: Climate action as a generational commitment
Generation17 young leader Daniel Calarco shares his insights from the historic Stockholm+50 international conference on the environment.
Increasing role for business in shaping human mobility agenda
Businesses, chambers of commerce and regional economic commissions can help migrants join the workforce, advance policies, create training opportunities and advoc...
Using online data to tackle violent extremism is a risk worth taking… if we’re smart about it. Here’s how.
Data. It’s a word that stokes anxiety in some and excitement in others.
The climate crisis is a health crisis
A quarter of a million people are expected to die every year from climate change between 2030 and 2050 if we do nothing.
Strengthening disaster management for a sustainable future
The experiences of El Salvador and Indonesia show how governments, civil society, vulnerable groups, development partners and the private sector could organize re...