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Global Policy Network

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


UNDP joins PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joins the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet Initiatives as the co-coordinator of the ‘Protected Areas’ (PA), one of the thematic communities set up…  


Global project launched to protect marine biodiversity

A new international effort to combat the negative environmental impacts of the transfer of aquatic species through ships has been launched this week. The GloFouling Partnerships project - a…  


A lasting commitment to development

Exploring integrated approaches to tackling the complex interrelationships that underscore Myanmar's development context  


The quest for cities of peace

Local governments and civil society take the lead, tackling the roots causes of violence and conflict in urban areas  


Finance, partnerships and innovation: Large ocean states pave the way to the 2030 Agenda

The recent review of the Samoa Pathway unraveled exciting partnerships, innovative finance mechanism and stronger collaboration  


Closing the climate finance gaps

Climate-smart business pathways present economic opportunities, but for many developing countries, the cost is great. The GCF helps countries bridge this gap.  


We the peoples  -  won't give up

On UN Day we reaffirm our commitment to work together for a sustainable future for all, and never to give up.  


Scottish Government and UN Development Programme collaborate to mobilise private capital for sustainable development

The Scottish Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are jointly announcing a 2-year programme of collaboration aimed at mobilising private capital for the UN Sustainable…  


UNDP and Switzerland sign US $160 million multi-year agreement

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and the Swiss Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Ignazio Cassis, signed today a three-year funding agreement.  

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