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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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World Economic Forum celebrates its 50th anniversary

UNDP Administrator Mr. Achim Steiner attended the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. This year’s forum was themed Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.  


Artificial intelligence and policy innovation: New milestones for UNDP and Qatar partnership at 2019 Doha Forum

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the State of Qatar strengthen their partnership with new commitments made at this year’s Doha Forum.  


HBKU’s Qatar Computing Research Institute Signs Memorandum of Understanding with United Nations Development Programme

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Signed during Doha…  


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  

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