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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…

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UNDP & UNCDF Message: Turning the #PeoplesMoney Report’s findings into action

As the co-hosts of the Secretariat of the UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs, UNDP and UNCDF commit to implement key messages and recommendations from the Task Force…  


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  


Impacts of COVID-19: Fragility and Conflict

EIF’s Trade for Development experts discuss fragility and conflict in the context of COVID-19 and it's impact on trade in least developed countries (LDCs).  


Open call: Growth Stage Impact Venture for the SDGs

UNDP teams up with EPFL, Orange and SAP to pick top 12 entrepreneurs to change the landscape of health, energy and waste in developing countries.  


UNCDF and UNDP join forces to improve flow of remittances and counter socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

UNCDF and UNDP today announce their joint support for a Member State-led initiative to call on policymakers, regulators and remittance service providers to improve migrants’ access for sending and…  


How to avert the worst development crisis of this century

A pandemic that spread in a matter of weeks across some of the world’s major advanced and emerging economies, bringing with it untold human suffering, is now hitting some of the world’s poorest and…  


UNDP seeking unprecedented COVID-19 support for vulnerable countries

“This pandemic is a health crisis. But not just a health crisis. For vast swathes of the globe, the pandemic will leave deep, deep scars,” noted Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations…  


WhatsApp launches Coronavirus Information Hub

WhatsApp today announces the launch of two initiatives in support of the global fight against the Coronavirus pandemic: the global launch of the WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub in partnership…  


More women are entering politics in Europe and Central Asia, but political parity remains distant

Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, UNDP launches the online platform “Equal Future” to remind how much work remains to be done to achieve gender parity in…  


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…  

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