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UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency, according to new index

The 2020 Aid Transparency Index rated UNDP with a score of 96.6 out of 100. Increasing its rating by 1.2 points since the index was last published in…

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UNDP Prevention Forum kicks off Development Dialogues series

Practitioners, policy makers and experts gather to share lessons and innovations around the future of conflict prevention and peacebuilding  

International Youth Art Contest Announces Ka Yi Siu of Hong Kong SAR, China as 2021 Winner

From almost 600 entries submitted by young artists from over 50 different countries, 18-year-old Ka Yi Siu of Hong Kong SAR, China has been chosen as the winner of the World Wildlife Day 2021…  

UNDP calls for temporary basic income to help world’s poorest women cope with effects of COVID-19 pandemic

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the COVID-19…  

UN World Wildlife Day highlights role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ livelihoods and knowledge in the conservation of forests species and ecosystems

Representatives of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, Governments, civil society and the private sector came together to celebrate the role of forest communities and their experiences in…  

New Global Fund Grants to increase access to health services in Congo

The Global Fund, the Government of the Republic of Congo and health partners today launched two new grants to strengthen prevention and treatment services to fight HIV, TB and malaria and build…  

UNDP and Samsung welcome four young leaders to expand their commitment to the Global Goals

These four changemakers will join the Generation17’s young leaders, who have already advanced 10 of the 17 Global Goals in more than 50 countries  

UNDP partners with Norrsken Foundation to support the world’s most promising impact start-ups

UNDP is partnering with Norrsken Foundation in the launch of the global Impact Accelerator; a pre-seed accelerator investing in the best impact start-ups who contribute to solving the biggest…  

Global Fund for Coral Reefs launches fundraising campaign

The Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR) is pleased to announce that Germany, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, UN Agencies (UNDP, UNEP and UNCDF) and…  

World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency,…  

UNDP in partnership with Turkish Government launches a new report for effective COVID-19 response

The UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) and Turkey’s International Health Services Inc. (USHAŞ) launched a new report – ‘Lessons…