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Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau travels to the Amazon with UNDP to discover the real story behind the fires

Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has just returned from a fact-finding journey to Peru, where he traveled deep into the jungles of the Amazon with the UN agency…  


Nature’s Climate Hub events at the UN Climate Week

At what might be the most high-profile summit on climate change since the 2015 UN conference that led to the Paris Agreement, nature will play a central role as a lead theme and one of the key six…  


Vulnerable developing countries lead world on climate ambition: UN report

Developing countries are leading the world in responding to climate change, according to a new report launched today which calls for bold, urgent action to limit the impacts of global warming.  


Tax Inspectors Without Borders to release its Annual Report 2018/19 on Tuesday 24 September

Tax Inspectors Without Borders - a joint initiative of the OECD and UNDP – will release its Annual Report 2018/19 on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.  


Equator Prize at UN Climate Summit highlights indigenous and local solutions

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony will honor 22 outstanding indigenous and local groups from 16 countries, each showcasing innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling climate change,…  


The Digital Future of Development

UNDP is pleased to invite you and your guests to our high-level event 'The Digital Future of Development', to explore digital transformation as a sustainable development pathway.  



New UNDP-Switzerland agreement to boost crisis prevention and recovery efforts

The Government of Switzerland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered into a new US $14.3m (CHF 14 million) partnership agreement to reinforce UNDP’s global efforts on crisis…  


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…  

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