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The pressing need for a global digital ecosystem

We are at pivotal moment in the stewardship of the planet.  


Sustainable charcoal leads the way in Angola

UNDP helps farmers preserve their incomes and forests.  


Let's get climate action with gender equality

Gender equality is key to meeting sustainable development goals.  


Young people and climate

Meet some of the young people all across the globe who are fighting for a stolen future.  


Green, profitable, sustainable: Ecuador showcases ideas for transforming societies

Latin America Green Awards point the way to a climate-friendly future.  


New UNDP-Switzerland agreement to boost crisis prevention and recovery efforts

The Government of Switzerland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered into a new US $14.3m (CHF 14 million) partnership agreement to reinforce UNDP’s global efforts on crisis…  


UNDP welcomes new SDG report demanding urgent, fundamental change to achieve Agenda 2030

The United Development Programme (UNDP) welcomed a new report by an independent group of scientists showing that the eradication of poverty by 2030 demands an urgent and fundamental change in the…  


Why multilateralism matters

Today’s global challenges, be they climate change, poverty and inequality, or migration, are growing and they affect rich and poor countries alike.  


UNDP chief Achim Steiner makes a visit to India, host of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification

Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General, Vice-Chair UN Sustainable Development Group and UNDP Administrator, made a frutifulfruitful trip to India on 9 Septemmeber 2019, where he reiterated UNDP’s…  


HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021

The HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021: Connecting the Dots elaborates UNDP's work on HIV and health in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  

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