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New UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Coral Reefs

A new, first of its kind fund to protect coral reefs was officially launched today on the sidelines of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, with a coalition of partners convening to mobilise…  


UN Day for South-South Cooperation

This event offers us an opportunity to highlight the inherent power of South-South and triangular cooperation to help countries respond decisively to global challenges like COVID-19 -- and to advance…  


UNDP Funding Compendium 2019

In 2019, UNDP’s partners invested $4.8 billion into the results for advancing poverty eradication, structural transformations for sustainable development, and strengthening resilience to shocks and…  


UNDP Private Sector Strategy 2018-2022

UNDP’s Private Sector Development and Partnership Strategy (2018-2022) aims to assist countries to align private sector activities and investments with the 2030 Agenda.  


COVID-19: ‘Detect and Protect Challenge’ grand prize winners announced

The COVID-19 Detect and Protect Challenge, a joint innovation challenge launched in mid-April by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hackster.io, announced 10 grand prize winners…  


UNDP and European Investment Bank identify effective digital response to COVID-19 in Africa

EIB, UNDP and BearingPoint have analysed the impact of COVID-19 with policy makers and business leaders across Africa and identified digital solutions that can be shared to strengthen resilience and…  


Crowdfunding unites us #TogetherAgainstCOVID19

UNDP’s fundraising platform has been opened wider to support a surge in demand for crowdfunding.  


COVID-19 UNDP’s Integrated Response

UNDP's integrated response to COVID-19 is responding to requests from countries to help them prepare for, respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing particularly on the most…  


UNDP and Hackster.io partner to launch a global innovation challenge to tackle COVID-19

The fight against COVID-19 is at a crucial tipping point, so the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hackster.io, an Avnet company and the largest online open-source technology hardware…  


Partner visibility and the curious case of an international school in DR Congo

Recently, pressures for "donor visibility" have begun to mount due in part to the rise of the internet and the globalization of information.  

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