UNDP again ranked as one of world’s most transparent development aid organizations
Jun 22, 2018
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 organisation. This is the sixth full Index report, which this year assessed 45 of the largest donors of aid and development finance.
UN’s Health and Development Agencies Join Forces for Good Health for All
May 4, 2018
Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help support countries to achieve the health-related targets across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the agenda’s commitment to leave no one behind.
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.