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Decade of Action

UNDP is joining the SDG Decade of Action, a worldwide push to ensure all nations meet the 17 goals to end poverty, protect Earth and ensure everybody enjoys peace and prosperity.  


2019's top multimedia stories and blogs

Looking back on our most-read content.  


Nurturing the next generation of sustainable leaders

Two programmes that are addressing some of the challenges we face in achieving the ambitious targets of the 2030 Agenda.  


UNDP and FAO partner on agriculture and land-use planning to support developing countries in accelerating ambition on climate actions

The Government of Germany announced a €20 million trust fund for a joint collaboration between UNDP and the FAO that will support developing countries in building more effective agriculture and…  


Bearing witness to the scale of the climate crisis

In August 2019, I took part in a unique and tragic ceremony to mark the passing of the 700-year-old glacier Ok, northeast of Reykjavik, Iceland  


UNDP and IRENA poised to support breakthroughs on renewables

Nations around the world can make breakthroughs on the shift to renewable energy, UNDP and the International Renewable Energy Agency said, adding that such a move would drastically cut emissions and…  


Keynote Speech at COP25

Keynote Speech at COP25 Stocktake on Pre-2020 Implementation and Ambition  


New UNDP–Sweden partnership

Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered a US$40 million partnership over four years to strengthen work on environment and climate change as part of broader efforts to…  


Safeguarding sustainable development through bold climate action: UNDP’s Climate Promise

The Climate Promise is UNDP's commitment to support at least 100 countries to update their current climate pledges.  


Why development results should no longer be concrete

It’s not just plastic. Concrete must also make way for nature-based 21st Century development solutions.  

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