Switzerland Pledges US$3 million to Multi-Agency UN Programme
Jan 30, 2018
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 supporting inclusive and equitable local development.
Somali Leaders and the International Community Determined to Make Somalia Famine Resistant
Jan 30, 2018
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 a turning point toward ending the cycle of recurring humanitarian crises. At a high-level event in the capital Mogadishu, the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan, seeking USD 1.5 billion to address the needs of 5.4 million people, was jointly presented with a Recovery and Resilience Framework (RRF), which outlines the way forward for recovery and longer-term resilience aimed at addressing the root causes of Somalia’s recurring humanitarian crises.
Partnerships for sustainable development and humanitarian action
Jan 19, 2018
Fifteen UN and international organisations gather at WEF Annual Meeting.
Zimbabwe Receives US $502 Million Additional Funding from Global Fund
Jan 17, 2018
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 programmes for the next three years.
Switzerland partners with UNDP to support Eritrea youth
Dec 21, 2017
In December, SDC contributed $1 million to the UNDP youth employment and skills development programme in Eritrea (in total, they pledged more than $2m).
UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them
Dec 12, 2017
United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP).
Switzerland, UNDP and WFP join forces for the recovery of Cuba after Hurricane Irma
Dec 1, 2017
Switzerland government is providing 1.9 million Swiss francs to UNDP and WFP to support Cuban families affected by Hurricane Irma.
A new plan for a new era
Nov 28, 2017
UNDP launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development at the UN headquarters in New York.
Iran airports to benefit from GARD disaster response training program
Nov 23, 2017
Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP, together with Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company will carry out the GARD program at Mehrabad International Airport from 25 to 29 November 2017.
UNDP and UNOSAT join forces to leverage the power of satellite imagery analysis in support of crisis management
Oct 10, 2017
UNOSAT and UNDP will cooperate in the areas of early warning and preparedness, risk assessments and recovery planning at country level.