Green Climate Fund approves the first proposal to reduce emissions from deforestation and support forest conservation in Ecuador
Oct 20, 2016
The proposal elaborated by the Ecuador Ministry of Environment with the support of the UNDP REDD team consists of a grant of US$ 41.2 million to finance the implementation of Ecuador’s REDD+ action plan.
UNDP and Global Fund sign a new $7 million grant to address human rights barriers to HIV services in eight Caribbean countries
Oct 3, 2016
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund have signed a new US$7 million grant to address human rights barriers to HIV services in eight Caribbean countries – Belize, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. The funds will focus on promoting and protecting human rights and access to HIV services for key populations such as men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, marginalized young people and those using drugs, all of whom often bear the highest burden of HIV infection in the region.
Forest Whitaker and Andrea Bocelli join Ban Ki-moon at the UN to shine a spotlight on progress of the global goals, one year on
Sep 16, 2016
Next week will mark the first anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, signed by 193 world leaders on 25th September 2015 at the UN General Assembly.
UNDP AND IMPACT HUB ANNOUNCE FIVE INTERNATIONAL FINALISTS IN ACCELERATE 2030
Sep 13, 2016
UNDP and Impact Hub are excited to announce the five international finalists of their joint Accelerate2030 initiative; aimed at supporting impact-driven ventures that contribute towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNDP and the Global Fund partner with Zimbabwe to strengthen HIV prevention and treatment services
Aug 31, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme UNDP and the Global Fund strengthened their partnership with additional funding of US$ 143 million to help scale up the fight against HIV in Zimbabwe.
DP DHL and UNDP join forces to optimize airport logistics in the Seychelles
Aug 23, 2016
Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world’s leading mail and logistics group, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have once again teamed up to conduct disaster preparedness training, this time at the Seychelles International Airport.
Philippines and Ethiopia Lead Global Climate Coalition to Speed Development
Aug 15, 2016
Ministers from countries forming the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and global thought leaders addressed the Philippine Senate today as they presented new research indicating development by emerging economies would be optimized if global temperature increase was held below 1.5C degrees.
New grant to reduce tuberculosis and HIV in Kyrgyzstan
Jul 4, 2016
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund have signed a new US$20.8 million grant in Kyrgyzstan to support the government’s efforts to treat tuberculosis (TB) and reduce HIV infection rates across the country.
Making the most of migration in Moldova
Jun 30, 2016
The Migration and Local Development Project (MiDL) is part of a multi-year intervention “Moldova – Making the Most of Migration” of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and is implemented in synergy with two other projects carried out by the International Organization for Migration(IOM) in Moldova and by the International Agency for Source Country Information (IASCI).
Finding displacement solutions with the private sector
Jun 29, 2016
On June 13th 2016, UNDP and SPARK hosted the Solutions Alliance Business Consultation which brought together some 50 participants representing over 20 companies and many humanitarian and development actors.