'A significant step forward'
Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on the outcome of the COP27 climate negotiations
'Africa holds the key to many global climate solutions'
A conversation with UNDP Regional Director for Africa Ahunna Eziakonwa
Social and economic benefits of a global ‘green revolution’ at risk
Greater emphasis on just transition needed to unlock opportunities and avoid increasing inequality and less competitive economies, UNDP report finds
Healing the wounds of war
Liberia’s Palava Hut hearings on wartime crimes aim to build lasting peace
Pakistan: Flood damages and economic losses over US$30 billion
Post-Disaster Needs Assessment calls for urgent support to implement a recovery and reconstruction that ‘builds back better’
Multidimensional Poverty Index 2022
Profiling poverty beyond income shows where to have the biggest impact in a world in crisis
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Our work in sustainable development, governance and resilience building.
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Human Development Report 2021/2022
Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World
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 2021
A snapshot of the results we achieved together with countries and communities.
What the new "loss and damage" fund needs for success
Deal is a turning point in acknowledging the vast inequities of the climate crisis
3 keys to Egypt’s success: How the COP27 host is transforming its energy market
From LED bulbs to small-scale solar power pants, homeowners and the private sector are helping to drive Egypt’s energy transition.
Bridge over troubled waters
From a mental health perspective, religion and spirituality can play a significant role in helping individuals overcome the destructive effects of conflict.
My hope for climate action is that the promises of world leaders will come through
Youth leader JulietGrace Luwedde speaks with UNDP about what motivates her and her hopes for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) taking place in Egypt.
Light is life
Renewable energy minigrids offer great potential to serve the 733 million people globally – including 568 million in sub-Saharan Africa – who currently don’t have...
Help to Rebuild Sri Lanka one click at a time
UNDP Sri Lanka has launched Rebuild Sri Lanka, an individual crowdfunding platform. This initiative invites people from all across the world to help those affecte...
Healing the wounds of war
Liberia's Palava Hut hearings are pivotal in establishing the truth of what happened during the country's two civil wars, securing apologies and setting the stage...