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UNDP welcomes new SDG report demanding urgent, fundamental change to achieve Agenda 2030

The United Development Programme (UNDP) welcomed a new report by an independent group of scientists showing that the eradication of poverty by 2030 demands an urgent and fundamental change in the…  


UNDP chief Achim Steiner makes a visit to India, host of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification

Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General, Vice-Chair UN Sustainable Development Group and UNDP Administrator, made a frutifulfruitful trip to India on 9 Septemmeber 2019, where he reiterated UNDP’s…  


Champions in empowering young people: Winners of Future Policy Award 2019

Recognising that young people play a crucial role as key architects of the future of our planet, the 2019 Future Policy Award will celebrate policies that advance economic empowerment of young women…  


SDG 16+ and the future we want

Closing Statement for the event: SDG 16+ and the future we want  


Disrupting status quo on climate change

UN Development Programme and Alliance of Small Island States welcome disruptors and innovators to UN Headquarters  


UAE and UNDP Sign Partnership to Advance Happiness and SDGs Globally

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement today to strengthen their collaboration in support of countries wishing to enhance…  


UNDP announces new members of leadership team

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomes the announcement today of the Secretary-General’s new appointments to his senior leadership team.  


UNDP and KFW sign landmark agreements to strengthen partnership for the SDGs

UNDP and KfW, Germany’s national development bank, signed three landmark agreements to strengthen the effectiveness of their joint development efforts worldwide. The new Statement of Intent frames…  


UNDP and IRENA Join Forces to Advance Low-Carbon Energy Transition

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced a global partnership today to accelerate low-carbon energy transition and offer concrete…  

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