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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,…  


International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2018  


Nature for People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace

The loss of biodiversity and the collapse of ecosystems, coupled with extreme weather events and natural disasters not only pose a significant risk to human security but it is an overall risk…  


World Environment Day - 5 June 2018

Statement on World Environment Day - Theme: Beat Plastic Pollution  

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