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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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International Women’s Day

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

US$70 million initiative to help Georgia adjust to climate change, thanks to Green Climate Fund and Swiss government

The seven-year programme received a $27 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), $38 million in co-finance from the Government of Georgia, and a $5 million grant from the Swiss Government.  

"Survivors of Extremism" Photo Exhibition

The photo exhibition will take place during the first two weeks of the 37th HRC session.  

Citizens’ Advisory Bureau helps conflict-affected people get back on their feet

UNDP supports five сitizens’ advisory bureaus to support the government in providing administrative, psychological and legal aid in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.  

Switzerland Pledges US$3 million to Multi-Agency UN Programme

A US$3 million allocation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will support a joint UNDP, UNCDF, and UN Women programme to advance gender equality and sustainable development by…  

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…  

Partnerships for sustainable development and humanitarian action

Fifteen UN and international organisations gather at WEF Annual Meeting.  

Zimbabwe Receives US $502 Million Additional Funding from Global Fund

A ceremony to mark the award of US $ 502 million additional healthcare funding from the Global Fund to Zimbabwe was held in Harare today. The grants will support HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria…  

Switzerland, UNDP and WFP join forces for the recovery of Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Switzerland government is providing 1.9 million Swiss francs to UNDP and WFP to support Cuban families affected by Hurricane Irma.  

UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them

United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP).  

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