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UN transitions: Improving Security Council Practice in Mission Settings

This policy paper covers the role of the UN Security Council in mandating and overseeing UN transitions, typically as peace operations are drawn down or significantly reconfigured.  


Rainn Wilson, Hope Solo, AJR and more join forces with UNDP to bring Eyes to the Sustainable Development Goals

Seven videos from seven unique social influencers were launched at the UN Headquarters as part of the Eyes on the Goals: An SDG Digital Series Premiere.  


Supporting refugees through development solutions

Using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as our framework, we are working with our partners to prevent, end and resolve forced displacement.  


Building Financing momentum: The investment case for ICPD

Remarks at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development  


We the peoples  -  won't give up

On UN Day we reaffirm our commitment to work together for a sustainable future for all, and never to give up.  


Chad: Humanitarian response and long-term recovery must go hand in hand

Mark Lowcock and Achim Steiner, the United Nations’ top humanitarian and development officials, today wrapped up their first joint visit in Chad, calling for greater international attention to and…  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


Rights up Front

Whether it's development, humanitarian response or peace and security, human rights is at the core of all UN action.  


UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women Welcome Sweden's Multi-Year Commitment to Core Funding

UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women welcome with appreciation the Government of Sweden’s decision to enter into multi-year core funding agreements with our agencies. These will enhance our ability to…  


Heads of UN Office of Counter-Terrorism and UNDP Strengthen Collaboration to Prevent Violent Extremism

The objective of this global meeting on PVE is to assess progress made on research, programming and policy support since the last meeting held in 2016 and to offer new recommendations.  

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