International Migration Review Forum
With numbers set to rise globally, investing in safe migration pathways is key, says UNDP
A lightbulb moment
As Jamaica prepares to install solar in three public hospitals, lightbulb retrofits are already saving energy, money and barrels of oil.
Generation17: Boosting development through technology and innovation
Three young leaders reflect on the potential of information and communication technologies to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.
'The outlook for Syrians is deteriorating'
Message from the UN humanitarian, refugee and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region
'Don’t Choose Extinction'
Global cinema ad aims to inspire movie theater audiences to join the fight against climate change.
Call for applications to scale tech globally with UNDP’s Digital X challenge
The initiative connects UNDP and governments with proven, ready-to-scale solutions to meet urgent digital needs.
War in Ukraine
UNDP teams have been on the ground throughout the crisis, helping to save lives and support relief efforts, but the needs are rapidly increasing.
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Our work in sustainable development, governance and resilience building.
people had better services to tackle poverty
people gained access to financial services
tonnes of carbon emissions cut
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
How digital can close the 'identity gap'
Nearly 1 billion people have no official proof of identity. Digital ID could play an important role in providing a legal form of ID that allows people to access k...
I Am Trans: The Angolan movement that works for freedom
On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Imanni da Silva shares her story of perseverance for transgender rights and...
Respecting our bodies, our lives, our rights – essential to building LGBTI inclusive societies
'Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights': The theme for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2022 is a call for social acceptance and inc...
IDAHOBIT 2022 – Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights (17 May)
The United Nations (UN) continues to work side-by-side with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ+) people and our partners to drive fo...
Brussels VI Conference on Syria
From the outset -- on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), I would like to express my sincere gratitude to countries neighbouring Syria -- T...