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New UNDP-Switzerland agreement to boost crisis prevention and recovery efforts

The grant will contribute to UNDP’s work to address the drivers of insecurity and instability; improve access by disadvantaged groups to justice mechanisms; and help to restore effective and inclusive…  


Impact Venture Finalists to pitch solutions to SDGs at SGS Geneva

Twelve Mature Impact Venture Finalists from 11 developing countries selected to pitch at the SDG Finance Geneva Summit.  


65 million agreement for R. Congo forest signed in Paris

On the occasion of the visit of President Sassou Nguesso in Paris, President Emmanuel Macron today signed a Letter of Intent committing 65 million US dollars for the preservation of the rainforest in…  


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…  

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