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Stocktaking of Sendai Framework targets: Making Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery Inclusive and Accessible for All

Government representatives, development practitioners and humanitarian actors from around the world will meet in Geneva next week at the Sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk…  


Groundbreaking new report underscores need for transformational change to safeguard life on earth

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services launched a groundbreaking report today showing an alarming decline in nature and its vital contributions to…  


UNDP Development Chief Calls for Action on Debt, Climate, & Inequality As Developing Countries Face Volatile Global Outlook

Increased financing and bold leadership are needed urgently to tackle climate change, rising inequality, and surging debt, as increased risks and vulnerabilities threaten economic growth globally.  


ADB, UNDP renew agreement to accelerate progress towards sustainable development

ADB and UNDP signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.  


Major New UN Report Calls for Overhaul of Global Financial System

Sixty-plus international organizations, led by the United Nations and including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank Group and World Trade Organization, jointly sounded the alarm Thursday…  


Nominations open for Youth Empowerment Policy Award

On the eve of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum and the 140th IPU Assembly, the World Future Council, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development…  


Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau visits Rwanda 25 years after genocide against the Tutsi

Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau had an unexpected revelation when he traveled to Rwanda.  


Southern development solutions ‘vital’ to multilateralism and sustainable progress, says UN Development Programme Chief

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner stressed the importance of increased cooperation among countries in the South to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable progress.  


2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


OpEd in Devex: Opinion: Reaffirming our promise to end violence against women By Natalia Kanem, Achim Steiner, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Violence against women and girls has so permeated homes and society that it is one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world.  

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