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Switzerland and Ghana sign MoU to take action on climate commitments

An MoU was signed between the Government of Ghana and the Swiss Federal Council in Bern today to strengthen the mode of cooperation between the two countries under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement on…  


Decade of action

UNDP is joining the SDG Decade of Action, a worldwide push to ensure all nations meet the 17 goals to end poverty, protect Earth and ensure everybody enjoys peace and prosperity.  


Improving Resilience in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

Cox's Bazar is one of the most disaster-prone district in Bangladesh. With the support from the European Union and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UNDP is working with the Government…  


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,…  


High-Level Conference in Berlin commits to comprehensive crisis response in the Lake Chad Region

The High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region concluded today with renewed commitments by participants to work together to address the multi-faceted crisis affecting the region.  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


US$70 million initiative to help Georgia adjust to climate change, thanks to Green Climate Fund and Swiss government

The seven-year programme received a $27 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), $38 million in co-finance from the Government of Georgia, and a $5 million grant from the Swiss Government.  


Iran airports to benefit from GARD disaster response training program

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.  



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