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Reflecting on 10 years of the International Aid Transparency Initiative

As a founding member of IATI, UNDP has been at the heart of the global transparency movement.  


Southern development solutions ‘vital’ to multilateralism and sustainable progress, says UN Development Programme Chief

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner stressed the importance of increased cooperation among countries in the South to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable progress.  


UN Conference on South-South Cooperation

Closing Remarks at the Second High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation  


2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


Second High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation

Opening Remarks at Second High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation  


Global Policy Network

GPN is the engine for thought leadership, UNDP’s programmatic work and a vital delivery mechanism of our integrator function.  


Learning smarter; a global hunt for solutions to 'frontier challenges'

How do you build the world's largest and fastest learning network for development challenges?  


Using AI to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Artificial intelligence is sometimes portrayed in apocalyptic terms as robots stealing our jobs or even our lives. But what about its uses for good?  


Reducing risk for private investment in off-grid energy

In 2011 Rwanda was literally in the dark-- 89 percent of the country, about 9.4 million people, didn’t have power. It was one of the lowest electrification rates in the world.  


Inspiring a clean power revolution

How much impact can just one clean energy change have on an entire community? It’s an idea that UNDP is testing by leading by example. And it started with a deadly epidemic.  

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