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Equator Prize at UN Climate Summit highlights indigenous and local solutions

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony will honor 22 outstanding indigenous and local groups from 16 countries, each showcasing innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling climate change,…  

The Digital Future of Development

UNDP is pleased to invite you and your guests to our high-level event 'The Digital Future of Development', to explore digital transformation as a sustainable development pathway.  

New UNDP-Switzerland agreement to boost crisis prevention and recovery efforts

The Government of Switzerland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered into a new US $14.3m (CHF 14 million) partnership agreement to reinforce UNDP’s global efforts on crisis…  

UNDP welcomes new SDG report demanding urgent, fundamental change to achieve Agenda 2030

The United Development Programme (UNDP) welcomed a new report by an independent group of scientists showing that the eradication of poverty by 2030 demands an urgent and fundamental change in the…  

UNDP chief Achim Steiner makes a visit to India, host of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification

Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General, Vice-Chair UN Sustainable Development Group and UNDP Administrator, made a frutifulfruitful trip to India on 9 Septemmeber 2019, where he reiterated UNDP’s…  

Ambition. Acceleration. Mobilization

UNDP is pleased to invite you and your guests to our flagship event showcasing how the world can take swift and meaningful action on climate change and how UNDP is delivering on its commitment to…  

UNDP announces USD200,000 recovery package of technical assistance to the Bahamas

UNDP has released an initial allocation of $200,000 USD of emergency funding in response to the devastating impact of category five hurricane Dorian.  

Champions in empowering young people: Winners of Future Policy Award 2019

Recognising that young people play a crucial role as key architects of the future of our planet, the 2019 Future Policy Award will celebrate policies that advance economic empowerment of young women…  

UNDP and MBRF renew partnership to harness knowledge for development

UNDP signed an agreement with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) to continue joint work within the frame of the Knowledge Project for the next ten years  

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