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UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner, called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the United Nations to achieve the Sustainable Development…  


Building Financing momentum: The investment case for ICPD

Remarks at the Nairobi Summit marking the 25th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development  


Global Innovation Initiative for Sustainable Agriculture

Cultiv@te, a global technology and innovation initiative for sustainable agriculture was announced today at the Singapore inTech Festival (SFF) and Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology by…  


Endurance athlete Michael Haddad announces “North Pole Walk for Climate Action”

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador for Arab States Michael Haddad will attempt the extraordinary feat of walking 100 kilometres across the North Pole. His ambition: to focus attention on the devastating impact…  


UNDP and World Zakat Forum launch new partnership to unlock zakat for the SDGs

The World Zakat Forum (WZF) and UNDP signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to help national and international partners leverage and align new sources of financing for the SDGs  


UNDP teams up with iHeartMedia to raise awareness around the Sustainable Development Goals

Millions of people in the US and around the world are learning about the SDGs thanks to a public service announcement campaign launched across iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in America. The…  


In Washington, UN Development Chief calls for strong coalition to finance sustainable development

On the eve of the ‘Decade of Action for the SDGs’, Achim Steiner underscores need for investing in long-term structural transformation.  


Launch of Scaling Fences, Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe

Remarks at the Launch of Scaling Fences, Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe  


G20 Contribution to the 2030 Agenda

Statement delivered by Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary General and Director of UNDP's Bureau for Policy and Programme Support during G20 Development Working Group Workship, UN Secretariat, New…  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  

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