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2023 edition of the The Growth Stage Impact Ventures programme in Nigeria
The Growth Stage Impact Ventures (GSIV) programme identifies through a highly competitive process enterprises from developing countries that have developed at-scale products and services that contribute to the SDGs.
UNDP Associate Administrator visits Geneva to close the investment gap on water and advance collaboration with partners around social justice and SDGs financing
UNDP Administrator’s mission to Paris: Breaking the cycle of debt crisis and advancing the UNDP-France partnership
Switzerland and UNDP sign deal to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development
Can insurance and telemedicine revolutionize healthcare provision?
Telemedicine could help 186 million people across sub-Saharan Africa to get affordable health insurance.
World TB Day: Regaining lost ground against TB
With the Global Fund, countries, communities and partners, UNDP is strengthening health services and employing improved diagnostic tools and treatments to fight TB.
What if unleashing the power of women is the path to climate resilience?
In a world where climate-related disasters are increasing, empowering women to lead climate action must be our top priority.
UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges as they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners.
Based in the middle of Europe, the UNDP Office in Geneva contributes to UNDP’s mission through serving as the UNDP Platform for Geneva and the Geneva-based organizations and as the primary point of contact with the governments of France and Switzerland.
people had better services to tackle poverty
people gained access to financial services
tonnes of carbon emissions cut
invested to strenghten resilience to crises
UNDP Geneva contribution to sustainable finance
UNDP Geneva advances UNDP’s mission of assisting countries in aligning private sector activities and investments with the 2030 Agenda, focusing on the role of Switzerland and International Geneva as a critical hub for the growth of the sustainable finance and for the potential of unlocking private capital for the SDGs. It does so by working around two core focus areas:
- Growth Stage Impact Ventures (GSIV) programme: identifying pipelines of investable enterprises at the country level and connecting them to domestic and international capital
- Building Bridges Week: facilitating dialogue and partnerships with the Swiss and European finance ecosystem