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UN Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner Official Mission to Yemen

UNDP’s Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner has returned from a five-day visit to Yemen where he traveled to Aden, Sana’a, and Hodeidah, to meet with communities, officials, and members of the United…  


African migrants in Europe trade one hardship for another

Through a reporting partnership with National Geographic, we take an in-depth look at the challenges African migrants face in Spain.  


How data can protect wildlife

Celebrating a year of successes with the UN Biodiversity Lab.  


SDG 16 as an accelerator for the 2030 Agenda

UNDP is working with a broad alliance to highlight the importance of peace, justice and strong institutions.  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

UNDP has launched the Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad, an ambitious multi-million dollar fund to scale up the range of stabilization intervention in areas of Lake Chad Basin.  


21st Century Development: 60 Accelerator Labs Aim to ‘Future Proof’ Progress

An innovative network of 60 Accelerator Labs are being launched worldwide to test and scale new solutions to global challenges like climate change and soaring inequality. These laboratories, launched…  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people to become positive change-makers.  



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…  


Vocational training gives prisoners a fresh start

UNDP is helping transform South Sudan prisons into institutions for reform and reintegration.  

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