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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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New UN Development Programme emergency initiative to support Afghan people in need

Called ‘ABADEI’, the programme provides community level solutions which complement the urgent humanitarian interventions.  


Poverty index reveals stark inequalities among ethnic groups

The report finds that, in some cases, disparities in multidimensional poverty across ethnic and racial groups are greater than disparities across geographical subnational regions.  


New commitments at UN energy summit : a major stride towards affordable and clean energy, but much work ahead to halve energy access gap by 2025

Commitments of more than US$400 billion in new finance and investment announced; but far more are needed to address energy poverty and decarbonization of energy systems  


97 percent of Afghans could plunge into poverty by mid 2022, says UNDP

As Afghanistan teeters on the brink of universal poverty UNDP is proposing a package of interventions designed to help improve the immediate living conditions of the most vulnerable people and…  


Germany commits an additional €125 million to the CAFI fund

As the world eyes IUCN World Conservation Congress, Germany announces contributing €125 million to the Central African Forest Initiative fund to protect the world's second-largest forest  


La contribution française 2021 au PNUD aide des millions de personnes à faire face aux impacts de la pandémie de COVID-19

Le PNUD remercie le Gouvernement de la France pour sa contribution 2021 d’un montant de 9,5 millions d’Euros  


Nouvelle note sur l’ODD 17 - Sens, Décryptages, Déclinaisons

Comment accélérer l'atteinte de nos ambitions? Comment opérationnaliser l'Objectif de Développement Durable 17?  


Financing solar at the last mile: perceived challenges, risks and opportunities

Bridging the energy access gap by 2030 will require strong policy frameworks and innovative business models, but also meaningful financing efforts...  


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.  

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