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UN’s Health and Development Agencies Join Forces for Good Health for All

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to…

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UNDP and OPHI launch Handbook on Building National Multidimensional Poverty Index

UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) today jointly launched a Handbook – ‘How to Build a National Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI): Using the…  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

UNDP has launched the Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad, an ambitious multi-million dollar fund to scale up the range of stabilization intervention in areas of Lake Chad Basin.  


21st Century Development: 60 Accelerator Labs Aim to ‘Future Proof’ Progress

An innovative network of 60 Accelerator Labs are being launched worldwide to test and scale new solutions to global challenges like climate change and soaring inequality. These laboratories, launched…  


Private Sector and Civil Society partnership critical to 2030 Agenda

The two-day Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation(GPEDC) Senior Level Meeting underscored the urgency of shared responsibility as the way forward to achieve the 2030 Agenda for…  


New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

The traditional concept of poverty is outdated, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative…  


Effectiveness: Critical for Enabling the 2030 Agenda

Achieving the 2030 Agenda will require urgent additional efforts. ‘How’ we partner and work together will be critical to getting the 2030 Agenda back ‘on track’. A Senior-Level Meeting (SLM) on Global…  


UNDP Partners with the Tony Elumelu Foundation to Empower 100,000 Young Entrepreneurs in Africa

The United Nations Development Programme has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa.  


The world must go faster and farther to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, new report says

The world needs to redouble its efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report launched today.  



UNDP supported countries to receive $84.9m for Climate Action from the Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) 23rd Board Meeting today announced more than US$84.9 million towards United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported adaptation and mitigation efforts in Bhutan,…  

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