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.
UNDP and the Global Fund sign US$8.7m grant to scale up HIV prevention measures in Afghanistan
Jun 27, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a US$8.7 million grant to scale up HIV prevention measures and treatment for people most at risk of contracting the virus in Afghanistan, including injecting drugs users and prisoners.
New Funds to defeat drug-resistant TB in Turkmenistan
Jun 22, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund signed a new grant in Turkmenistan to control tuberculosis (TB) by ensuring timely and universal access to quality diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant forms of TB.
European Electric Vehicle Rally in Geneva “Stamps” 1.5 Degrees at UN Gates
Jun 17, 2016
Europe’s largest electric vehicle rally, bringing 75 teams from 13 nations, entered its finishing phase at Geneva today on the Place des Nations, part of a 1,300km traverse from Bremerhaven, Germany with a simple objective: zero emissions for 1.5 degrees.
Germany partners with UNDP to support vulnerable countries on climate change policy-making
Jun 14, 2016
Germany signed a 100,000 Euro Federal Foreign Office grant in support of 2016 activities of governments collaborating in the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group of Ministers of Finance, whose Secretariat is hosted by UNDP.