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Gender Equality as an Accelerator for Achieving the SDGs

This paper shows that gender equality is critical to achieving sustainable development objectives and argues that accelerating gender equality leads to a more rapid increase in progress towards…  


Statement to the Executive Board Poverty Evaluation Session

Statement delivered by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye at the UNDP Executive Board Evaluation Session on Poverty  


Climate Change and the Rise of Poverty

Today over 2 billion people - one third of the global population - are poor or near-poor and face persistent threats to their livelihoods, including from climate change.  


Inspiring a clean power revolution

How much impact can just one clean energy change have on an entire community? It’s an idea that UNDP is testing by leading by example. And it started with a deadly epidemic.  


The SDGs are what the world needs. Will they be what the world gets?

The 2030 Agenda is the only common framework that governments, international organizations, civil society and local authorities have to coordinate planning, financing and on-the-ground development,…  


Disability Inclusive Development in UNDP

This Guidance Note elaborates on the institutional and instrumental value of disability inclusive development and reflects on UNDP’s comparative advantage and the diversity and depth of interventions…  


From holidays to homecoming

Moldova emigration in search of work is ranked 11th highest globally. Eco-tourism helps create jobs and reunite families  


Climate Change Adaptation in Europe and Central Asia

Climate change threatens to undermine decades of development gains in the Europe and Central Asia Region and put at risk efforts to eradicate poverty. Tackling climate change must be central to…  


Eradicate poverty by breaking the curse of Africa’s unsustainable debt

Rising debt amplifies investment risk, hampers economic diversification, and undermines investment in human capital.  


Transforming agriculture in Africa is key to a more peaceful world

As we embark on the great global endeavor to keep temperature rises below 2 degrees and end poverty and hunger by 2030, we hope that our leaders will remember that the people of Africa matter.  

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