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Making migration work for sustainable development

Sharing ideas for effective partnerships and collective action to find integrated development solutions to migration challenges.  

Sendai Target E: Just one more year to go!

How UNDP is working with countries to increase their resilience to disasters.  

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.  

UNDP and Switzerland sign US $160 million multi-year agreement

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and the Swiss Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Ignazio Cassis, signed today a three-year funding agreement.  

Switzerland Pledges US$3 million to Multi-Agency UN Programme

A US$3 million allocation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will support a joint UNDP, UNCDF, and UN Women programme to advance gender equality and sustainable development by…  

Better land use and management critical for achieving the 2030 Agenda, says a new report

“Consumption of the earth's natural reserves has doubled in the last 30 years, with a third of the planet's land now severely degraded. Each year, we lose 15 billion trees and 24 billion tonnes of…  

New techologies improve municipal services through Albanian "One Stops Shops"

In Albania, local governments are using locally developed open source software to bring "one stop shop" efficiency to citizens.  

UNDP and Switzerland sign US$13.9 million agreement to address crisis and its root causes

UNDP and Switzerland sign today at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul a US$ 13.9 million (CHF 13.8 million) agreement to strengthen their partnership to prevent conflict, address systemic…  

Adapting Cuban agriculture helps increase food security

A Cuban project helps reduce the adverse effects of climate change and increase food security through managing natural resources in a sustainable manner.  

Defending the Orontes: A community effort to restore a city lifeline

A resilience project in Syria has put together a 40-member team to clean up the Orontes, picking up garbage along the river banks and surrounding gardens and replanting trees and agricultural crops…  

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