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UNDP, Germany, UK and Insurance Development Forum announce commitments to increase insurance protection in climate-exposed countries in line with the InsuResilience Vision 2025 goals

UN, Germany, the U.K. and the insurance industry today announced a series of coordinated commitments aimed at increasing climate change resilience for the most vulnerable countries, on the eve of the…  


Social Good Summit marks 10 years of activism with focus on climate action

The Social Good Summit today celebrated a decade of activism on the eve of this week’s United Nations General Assembly, focusing on the catastrophic threat of climate change.  


Acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson named UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

UNDP today appointed critically acclaimed artist and climate activist Olafur Eliasson as its newest Goodwill Ambassador for climate action and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  


New Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

In response to country needs to mobilize low-carbon, climate-resilient investments, a new global public good announced today will aim to increase the flow of capital in developing countries to meet…  


Addressing climate-related security risks through concrete action

Statement delivered by Asako Okai, UN ASG and Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau at the 74th UN GA side event.  


Government of Germany signed agreement with UNDP, commits over ten million euros towards the stabilization of Lake Chad Basin

Germany commits to strengthening stabilization interventions in targeted communities affected by the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.  


Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau travels to the Amazon with UNDP to discover the real story behind the fires

Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has just returned from a fact-finding journey to Peru, where he traveled deep into the jungles of the Amazon with the UN agency…  


Nature’s Climate Hub events at the UN Climate Week

At what might be the most high-profile summit on climate change since the 2015 UN conference that led to the Paris Agreement, nature will play a central role as a lead theme and one of the key six…  


UNDP Climate Summit Flagship Event: Global NDC Outlook Launch & Climate Promise Event

UNDP Flagship Climate Promise Event  


Vulnerable developing countries lead world on climate ambition: UN report

Developing countries are leading the world in responding to climate change, according to a new report launched today which calls for bold, urgent action to limit the impacts of global warming.  

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