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UNDP Global

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Re-imagining life in a post-pandemic world

Our
Mission

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.

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People

We are determined to end poverty and hunger, in all their forms and dimensions, and to ensure that all human beings can fulfil their potential in dignity and equality and in a healthy environment.


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Planet

We are determined to protect the planet from degradation, through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing its natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change, so that it can support the needs of the present and future generations.


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Prosperity

We are determined to ensure that all human beings can enjoy prosperous and fulfilling lives and that economic, social and technological progress occurs in harmony with nature.


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Peace

We are determined to foster peaceful, just and inclusive societies which are free from fear and violence. There can be no sustainable development without peace and no peace without sustainable development.


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Partnership

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.


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Trusted partnerships

Partnership is at the heart of everything UNDP does. We offer a nearly universal presence across the world. We are determined to mobilize the means to implement the 2030 Agenda through a revitalized Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, with a focus on the poorest and most vulnerable.

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Global
Impact

Our work in sustainable development, governance, and resilience building.

31

Million

people had better access to services to tackle poverty

20

Million

people gained access to financial services

256

Million

tonnes of carbon emissions cut

1+

Billion

invested to strengthen resilience to crises

Publications

Report

Human Mobility, Shared Opportunities: A Review of the 2009 Human Development Report and the Way Ahead

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Report

UNDP Annual Report 2019

As one of the world’s largest multilateral development agencies, present in over 170 countries and territories, UNDP is on the frontlines of anticipating, understanding and acting on today’s opportunities and risks.

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Issue brief

UNDP Issue Brief on Resilient Livelihoods Value Chains

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Recent
News

What we are doing

Migrants essential to post COVID-19 recovery

Legal pathways, cheaper remittances, guaranteeing women’s rights could help get people moving again according to new UN research.

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In Uzbekistan, UN agencies, banks, governments work to rebuild after pandemic

Seventeen United Nations agencies and six international financial institutions (IFIs) are working together in Uzbekistan to address COVID-19’s devastating impacts on the Central Asian republic.

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UNDP at the Paris Peace Forum 2020

Three UNDP projects are among the one hundred “Solutions for Peace” selected, to be featured in the ‘Space for Solutions’.

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Padma Lakshmi, Alexis Ren and Ronen Rubinstein kick off UN Development Programme’s campaign to raise awareness of growing inequalities caused by COVID-19 and climate change

Called Half the World, the campaign is part of the World Is In Our Hands initiative founded by The Krim Group and photographer Justin Wu.

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Mongolia receives new $23.1 million GCF grant to strengthen climate resilience

With the new Green Climate Fund grant, UNDP-supported project will benefit close to one million vulnerable population, especially the herder communities of Mongolia.

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Costa Rica receives 54 million dollars for its leadership in conservation and action for climate

UNDP and the REDD+ Secretariat supports Costa Rica to develop the proposal to the Green Climate Fund.

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EIF and UNDP to strengthen cooperation for sustainable finance

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) are joining forces to develop joint initiatives for sustainable finance and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Speech

Business and human rights, a global priority

Opening remarks delivered by Asako Okai at the virtual event: Business and Human Rights, A Global Priority.

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UN calls for comprehensive debt standstill in all developing countries

Poor and middle-income countries need bold new mechanisms to dig out of crushing debt, sharply worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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