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Call for Nominations for Equator Prize 2020

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2020. This worldwide outreach effort aims to identify exceptional local solutions for climate, people, and…  


Volunteerism – An Antidote to a World in Flux

Every day, an estimated one billion volunteers make a difference to the people and communities where they live and work. They create social bonds and give a voice to marginalized and vulnerable…  


UNDP Engagement at Madrid Climate Conference (COP25)

UNDP's engagement at COP25 features a wide range of activities over 11 days in various locations.  


Message on International Volunteer Day

Message on International Volunteer Day - 5 December  


UNDP mourns passing of colleague in Afghanistan

It is with profound sadness that the United Nations Development Programme announce the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Anil Raj, an American national in Kabul, Afghanistan this week.  


UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

UN Forum on Business and Human Rights - "Time to act: Governments as catalysts for business respect for human rights" , Geneva  


World AIDS Day Statement, 1 December

Statement on World AIDS Day  


Wildlife films to animate the 'biodiversity super year'

The Secretariats of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Convention on Biological Diversity, the United Nations Development Programme…  


Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner

I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of our UNDP colleague when the vehicle he and two other UNDP colleagues were traveling in was attacked in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday.  


United Nations Secretary-General voices support for “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed support for the North Pole Walk for Climate Action, an effort by Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad to focus attention on the devastating impact…  

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