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Switzerland partners with UNDP to support Eritrea youth

In December, SDC contributed $1 million to the UNDP youth employment and skills development programme in Eritrea (in total, they pledged more than…

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Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP get Sarajevo International Airport ready to support disaster relief efforts

Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) workshop will equip local airport operations experts from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to conduct GARD workshops themselves.  


Half of world’s poor are children

Half of all people living in poverty are younger than 18 years old, according to estimates from the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released today by the United Nations Development…  


High-Level Conference in Berlin commits to comprehensive crisis response in the Lake Chad Region

The High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region concluded today with renewed commitments by participants to work together to address the multi-faceted crisis affecting the region.  


Latest Human Development Index to be released on 14 September 2018

The Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical Update, which includes UNDP’s signature index, the Human Development Index , will be released on 14 September 2018 at 10 am EST.  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger joins UNDP senior leadership team

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomed the appointment to his senior leadership team today of Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger as the new Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional…  



DPDHL Group and UNDP scale up airport disaster preparedness training in India

Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) workshop will equip local airport operations experts from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to conduct GARD workshops themselves.  


Nature for People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace

The loss of biodiversity and the collapse of ecosystems, coupled with extreme weather events and natural disasters not only pose a significant risk to human security but it is an overall risk…  

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