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Global coronavirus death toll passes 1 million

The world passed a grim milestone this week as the World Health Organization announced that 1 million people have now died from the coronavirus.  

COVID-19: B20-UNDP Joint Statement

The B20 and UNDP welcome the commitments made in the G20 Leaders’ Extraordinary Summit (i) to foster collaboration between the public and private sectors in both the development and distribution of…  

UN study documents devastating impact of COVID-19 in Ukraine

The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing Ukraine towards its worst recession in decades—possibly a depression—with devastating consequences for its most vulnerable people, according to a broad UN assessment…  

The road less travelled--how to create a new path for sustainable tourism

A leading generator of jobs and opportunities, tourism is, due the global lockdown, now one of the industries most in need of help.  

UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

UNDP and UN Women launch COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker.  

Building forward from COVID-19 towards the ambition of the 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda came into being five years ago. Never before had world leaders pledged common action and endeavour across such a broad and universal policy agenda  

Nature loss is risky business

One of the top three ranked risks in the world in terms of potential impact.  

Launch of the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

Please join us for a United Nations General Assembly side event by UNDP and UN Women introducing the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker.  

Celebrity advocates Connie Britton, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Yemi Alade call for green and gender-equal COVID-19 recovery during UN General Assembly week

The three UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors joined the SDG Action Zone during the 75th UN General Assembly to share personal experiences during the pandemic and talk climate, inequality, and the challenges of…  

Putting nature at the heart of business and finance

When businesses prioritize nature, it unlocks US$10.1 trillion in financial opportunity and will create 395 million jobs by 2030.  

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