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UNDP and partners assess progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like…

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Safeguarding sustainable development through bold climate action: UNDP’s Climate Promise

The Climate Promise is UNDP's commitment to support at least 100 countries to update their current climate pledges.  


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.  


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…  


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…  


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’s support to the Bahamas

Statement by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator  


The Case of Yemen

Remarks on The Impact of War on Development: The Case of Yemen  


Making Cities for All

Opening remarks at High-Level Side Event during the 74th UN General Assembly  

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