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Why does the UN focus on climate-related security risks?

Climate-related disasters and extensive conflicts are on the rise and they affect human security and sustainable development.  


The Seed Awards 2019

We are pleased to announce that SEED has launched the SEED Awards 2019. This year, up to 66 prize packages will be awarded to locally-driven early-stage enterprises, that leverage their innovative…  


Finalists Announced for World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Living Oceans

ackson Hole Wild, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the…  


Addressing Inequalities and Challenges to Social Inclusion

Statement by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye - Interactive dialogue with senior UN Officials  


Non-Communicable Disease Prevention and Control: A guidance Note for Investment Cases

In line with the SDGs, UNDP and WHO have produced a guidance note on conducting national non-communicable disease (NCD) investment cases. These investment cases encourage policymakers to expand fiscal…  


G77 High Level Interactive Dialogue

Statement by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations Secretariat  


What Works in Water and Ocean Governance

Practical lessons from UNDP’s Water & Ocean Governance portfolio, this report unveils critical factors that made these projects reach their objectives.  


Call for nominations: Equator Prize 2019

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2019.  


ADB and UNDP signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator

ADB Country Director Shane Rosenthal and UNDP Resident Representative Dmitri Mariyasin signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator. Under the agreement, the ADB Ventures Facility TA will…  


Gender Equality as an Accelerator for Achieving the SDGs

This paper shows that gender equality is critical to achieving sustainable development objectives and argues that accelerating gender equality leads to a more rapid increase in progress towards…  

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