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Nature for Water - Nature for Life

This publication highlights the importance of safeguarding nature in order to secure water-related services, and to achieve the SDGs.  

Pathways for Peace - Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

This study aims to improve the way in which domestic development processes interact with security, diplomacy, mediation and other efforts to prevent conflicts from becoming violent.  

International Financial Policies and 2030 Agenda Must be More Aligned to Mobilise Financing and Reduce Systemic Risks, says UNDP Administrator at G20 Finance Meeting

“Economic growth, macroeconomic and financial stability are a means to an end, namely advancing sustainable development of nations and leaving no one behind,” said Achim Steiner during the meeting of…  

Statement on Sexual Harassment

All forms of sexual harassment and sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) are completely unacceptable. These behaviours have no place in UNDP, and do not represent who we are. Zero tolerance means just…  

Why forests should take centre stage during the water decade

International Day of Forests celebrates the many ways in which forests sustain and protect us. The following day is World Water Day, where we explore global water challenges and solutions.  

Transformative technology to leave no one behind

Among the most important changes facing large organizations like UNDP is the need to manage ever-increasing amounts of data to run operations, improve efficiency and decision-making.  

Tracking SDG progress is a team effort

For the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to become reality, countries must be able to measure their progress and report back to their citizens and to the wider world. The 2030 Agenda provides…  

“Free, Fair, Credible” Election: Critical Milestone towards Economic Recovery

UNDP Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner who is also Vice Chair of the UN Development Group has concluded his three-day visit to Zimbabwe today with a meeting with His Excellency President Emmerson…  

Youth are the future of climate resilience

When the vulnerability of small island countries to climate change is reported in international media, it is often accompanied by images of houses and roads inundated with seawater, families standing…  

The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security

Opening Remarks: 62nd CSW High-level Side Event on 'The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security'  

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