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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…  


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…  


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.  


From crowdfunding to development platforms: 8 ways to make use of a networked world

It’s impossible to eradicate poverty – a complex phenomenon – without connecting different areas of expertise and partners across a wide range of thematic issues.  




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