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European Union and UNDP to support economic empowerment of women from Afghanistan

The European Union (EU) provides a €2 million grant towards a UNDP programme that will enable Afghan women to graduate from universities in neighbouring Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.  


New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

Of the 1.3 billion people who are multidimensionally poor, more than two-thirds of them—886 million—live in middle-income countries.  


The world must go faster and farther to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, new report says

The world needs to redouble its efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report launched today.  


At European Development Days, UNDP announces the winner of the Data Visualization Challenge on Inequalities, marks 10th anniversary of Kapuscinski lectures

– "Inequality, along with climate change, is one of the biggest threats facing the world today. Growing levels of inequality challenge social cohesion, peace and security, and sustainable development…  


In Yemen, EU helps to restore access to healthcare

A maternity and childhood healthcare and storage facility was recently rehabilitated by UNDP’s Social Protection Project for Community Resilience Project (SPCRP), funded with USD $136,548 by the…  


European Union, UNDP intensify climate work in Eastern Partnership region

Marking the 10th anniversary of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership, the EU and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched EU4Climate, a regional initiative to support the development and…  


52,000 Syrians across Turkey to learn Turkish under new EU-UNDP initiative

A new initiative implemented by UNDP and funded by the European Union (EU) will deliver Turkish language courses to 52,000 adult Syrians living in 10 provinces across Turkey.  


European Union and United Nations launch the Spotlight Initiative to combat femicides in Argentina

Argentina is one of the five countries selected in Latin America, together with El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, and will be the only one in South America to benefit from the EU-UN…  



United Nations calls for sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of Brussels conference

As the crisis enters its ninth year, humanitarian needs inside Syria remain at record levels with 11.7 million people in need of some form of humanitarian aid and protection.  

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