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Building a future of inclusion

Young leaders from around the world share their ideas to promote peace and inclusiveness.  


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.  


ECOSOC Youth Forum

Remarks at Youth & Climate Session – Opening Segment  


Managing climate change with early warnings

Early warning systems help the people of Lao to protect themselves from extreme weather.  


How extreme weather increases inequality

The two cyclones that hit southeastern Europe in 2014 resulted in a dramatic increase in women's unpaid work, as well as gender-based violence.  


The Cook Islands prepare for climate change

For centuries Cook Islanders have used traditional knowledge to read their environment and provide food for their families. But climate change is rapidly altering their environment.  


Learning from the clownfish and the sea anemone

In the Maldives, famous for its azure waters, UNDP and its partners are working hard to maintain a healthy marine ecosystem.  


Water gives-and threatens-life in Bhutan

For Phub Zem Doya who lives in the remote village of Singye in southwest Bhutan, water is precious, and not to be taken for granted.  


Helping the global south to help itself

More than 1,000 representatives of government, the private sector, and civil society are meeting in Argentina for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation.  


Designing for water sustainability in one of the world's driest regions

On World Water Day we look at how UNDP is working with countries in the Arab region to create sustainable water supplies.  

UNDP Around the world