Global leaders usher in a new era of digital cooperation for a more sustainable, equitable world
Countries commit to sharing digital public goods and best practices for the Global Goals. Funders commit US$295 million to advance inclusive digital public infrastructure
'Don’t Choose Extinction'
Frankie the Dinosaur spreads his climate action message during the UN General Assembly in New York
5 ways digital public goods are powering the Global Goals
Building inclusive digital public infrastructure can boost progress on multiple SDGs, including reducing poverty, improving governance and building climate resilience.
Make memories, take photos and leave only footprints
For World Tourism Day, here are 12 tips to make your vacation more sustainable.
Human Development Report 2022
Multiple crises halt progress as 9 out of 10 countries fall backwards in human development, newly released UNDP report warns.
Between work and safety: Responding to the floods in Pakistan
Catastrophic floods have affected 33 million people in Pakistan — including our UNDP staff.
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
tonnes of carbon emissions cut
invested to strengthen resilience to crises
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.
“Everything is achievable if you just believe in what you are doing.”
Young climate activists meet for flagship global event in New York.
The primacy of relevance and trust
To remain relevant in a world of tectonic shifts, we need to think differently and bigger, work differently, partner radically and the work of organizations like ...
In Peru, technology brings young people into politics
A new initiative encourages young people to crowdsource ideas to solve the country’s most complex problems.
IFES and UNDP renew partnership for electoral assistance
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) have reaffirmed through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) thei...
Ivana Živković appointed as new Assistant Secretary General, Assistant Administrator and the new Director, Regional Bureau for Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States
UNDP welcomes a new era of investment in Africa as Japan announces additional measures to accelerate recovery and inclusive economic growth
Africa Climate Week 2020 focuses on partnerships to promote resilience and the transition to a low-emission economy.