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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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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  




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…  

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