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Foreign Direct Investment And Growth In Fragile And Conflict Affected Countries

This study looks at the relationships between foreign direct investment (FDI), growth, natural resources, and UN peacekeeping operations (PKOs) in fragile and conflict-affected countries (FCAs).  


Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN…  


Sustainable Investment – Impact in Asia

The book examines the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a driver of significant transformation in the arena of sustainable investment and also how private capital can complement…  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in El Salvador

Through the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2030 project, UNDP partners with the Convention Secretariat and WHO to support fifteen low- and middle-income countries to…  


Value Beyond Value Chains

Value Beyond Value Chains outlines how companies can collaborate more effectively with governments in producer countries to create the enabling conditions for sustainable agricultural production.  


UNDP and World Zakat Forum launch new partnership to unlock zakat for the SDGs

The World Zakat Forum (WZF) and UNDP signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to help national and international partners leverage and align new sources of financing for the SDGs  


In Washington, UN Development Chief calls for strong coalition to finance sustainable development

On the eve of the ‘Decade of Action for the SDGs’, Achim Steiner underscores need for investing in long-term structural transformation.  


40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Statement at the 40th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee  


Responding to the Challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases

This issue brief provides policy makers with information on how UNDP is responding to the challenge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).  


Overcoming roadblocks to insurance, risk finance, and development

Recognizing the role of the insurance industry to protect and invest in development.  

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