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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…  



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.  


German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development supports bold new pathway to development through 60 UNDP Accelerator Labs

UNDP Administrator, Achim Steiner, and the State Secretary for the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Martin Jaeger, unveiled a new global network of Accelerator Labs, embedded…  


Managing climate and disaster risk in fragile states

Natural hazards hit all countries but people living in least developed countries and fragile states, often affected by conflict, feel them most severely.  


Changing tactics in the war on drugs

UNDP backs a new approach to the war on drugs, based on human rights and evidence of what works.  


2018 Adam Smith Prize Awarded to UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner

Guided by the maxim “People will do anything for money, even the right thing”, the German Forum Ökologisch-Soziale Marktwirtschaft - FOES - awards the Adam Smith Prize for Environmental Economic…  


Call for Applications for 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards

SEED is looking for the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises making significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change. Up to five 2018…  

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