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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2018  


UNDP again ranked as one of world’s most transparent development aid organizations

The Aid Transparency Index, produced by the campaign for aid transparency Publish What You Fund, rated UNDP as the second most transparent aid organisation in the world, making it the highest rated UN…  


World Environment Day - 5 June 2018

Statement on World Environment Day - Theme: Beat Plastic Pollution  


International Women’s Day

“The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”  


Somali Leaders and the International Community Determined to Make Somalia Famine Resistant

One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to a large-scale, collective, and unprecedented humanitarian response. Today, the country is marking…  


‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Joint statement from the Executive Directors of UNFPA & UN Women & the Administrator of UNDP  


A new plan for a new era

UNDP launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development at the UN headquarters in New York.  


World AIDS Day

Administrator’s Statement at World AIDS Day.  


Eradication of Poverty - October 17, 2017

Statement on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - October 17, 2017  


Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme

The UN Development Programme today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization. Mr. Steiner’s appointment as the new head of the UN’s lead development…  

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