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2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

“While many believe inequality is critically important, there is much less agreement on why it matters and what to do about it."  


In Yemen, saving lives while keeping hope alive critical

With $300 million USD funding from the International Development Association of the World Bank and in partnership with local institutions, UNDP works to buttress national institutions to bolster the…  


Italy Prime Minister Conte Opens Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development in Rome

This Centre will provide a fast-track, demand-driven mechanism for African countries to access grant resources that support policies, initiatives, and best practices on climate change, food security,…  


Social Good Summit Geneva 2018

Social Good Summit Geneva convened 24 emerging-markets entrepreneurs, over 220 investors and development experts to support the Sustainable Development Goals.  



Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP get Sarajevo International Airport ready to support disaster relief efforts

Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) workshop will equip local airport operations experts from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to conduct GARD workshops themselves.  


Half of world’s poor are children

Half of all people living in poverty are younger than 18 years old, according to estimates from the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released today by the United Nations Development…  


Latest Human Development Index to be released on 14 September 2018

The Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical Update, which includes UNDP’s signature index, the Human Development Index , will be released on 14 September 2018 at 10 am EST.  


Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger joins UNDP senior leadership team

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomed the appointment to his senior leadership team today of Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger as the new Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional…  


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