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Gabon receives first payment for reducing CO2 emissions under historic CAFI agreement

Gabon is the first country in Africa to receive results-based payments for reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.  


Antitrust and data privacy regulations are insufficient to manage BigFintechs’ economic, social and environmental impacts, says a new UNDP/UNCDF study

New study calls for establishing a new global governance for BigFintech to contribute effectively and inclusively to the SDGs in developing countries.  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to UNDP  


How do we approach Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in 2019?

In 2017, partners embarked on a comprehensive revision of the Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards to meet current challenges on the ground  


UNDP contribution to the Geneva Peace Week


Erneuerung des Partnerschaftsabkommens zwischen dem UNDP und der Schweiz zur Förderung von Krisenpräventions- und Wiederaufbaumassnahmen

Die finanzielle Unterstützung der Schweiz ermöglicht dem UNDP den Kampf gegen Unsicherheit und Instabilität zu intensivieren, für benachteiligte Gruppen den Zugang zur Justiz zu verbessern, sowie nach…  


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…  




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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