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Equator Prize winners inspire indigenous and innovative ways of coexisting with nature

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announce the winners of the 11th Equator Prize to recognize 10 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning organizations…  


In Jordan, survey finds most struggle to meet basic needs and access health care under lockdown

As COVID-19 has threatened to overwhelm the country’s health services, UNDP is working with partners to contain and treat the virus with improved medical waste management, additional personal…  



Community leaders fight COVID-19 alongside UNDP in Sudan

UNDP is working with trusted local partners in Sudan to respond and rebuild better as the ongoing pandemic threatens to reverse decades of progress in tackling poverty and inequality.  


The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to reimagine human mobility

The Secretary-General has urged that global efforts to manage the COVID-19 crisis will depend upon public health responses and a comprehensive recovery that include all people  


Solar mini-grid projects in Bangladesh

A joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) at the Ministry of…  


Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

Institution Building and System-Wide Engagement for Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace  


UNCDF and UNDP join forces to improve flow of remittances and counter socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

UNCDF and UNDP today announce their joint support for a Member State-led initiative to call on policymakers, regulators and remittance service providers to improve migrants’ access for sending and…  


COVID-19: UNDP urges swift action to address violence against women and girls during pandemic

Governments across the world must act urgently to prevent and tackle the rising rates of violence against women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis by putting stronger measures in place such as…  


Russia and UNDP announce US$30m top-up in joint fund

The Russia-UNDP Trust Fund for Development replenishment comes at a crucial time in the global push to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  

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