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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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US$180m programme launched on mining sector

Urgent action is needed to protect millions of men, women and children exposed to toxic levels of mercury through gold production every year, according to the supporters of a new $180-million…  


Finalists Announced for World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Living Oceans

ackson Hole Wild, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the…  


Call for nominations: Equator Prize 2019

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2019.  


ADB and UNDP signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator

ADB Country Director Shane Rosenthal and UNDP Resident Representative Dmitri Mariyasin signed an agreement to support UNDP ImpactAim Accelerator. Under the agreement, the ADB Ventures Facility TA will…  


CDP and UNDP partner to support sustainable development goals

Cassa depositi e prestiti (CDP) and UNDP signed a broad agreement to identify joint initiatives aimed at achieving Sustainable Development Goals.  


UNDP and partners launch new initiative for unmet health needs

Recognizing the urgency of developing new lifesaving treatments for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), malaria and tuberculosis and getting them to people in need, the Government of Japan, the…  


Italy Prime Minister Conte Opens Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development in Rome

This Centre will provide a fast-track, demand-driven mechanism for African countries to access grant resources that support policies, initiatives, and best practices on climate change, food security,…  



Poverty 'at centre of everything we do'

The UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Executive Board heard today that the Organization was disrupting and pushing boundaries in the way it thinks, delivers, invests and manages – changes that allow…  


UNHCR and UNDP join forces to find sustainable solutions for Congolese refugees and host communities

Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues to cause internal and external displacement.  

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