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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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BigFintechs and new governance models in developing countries

BigFintechs could make bold social & environmental contributions in developing countries but only if new governance models are adopted, says a new UNDP/UNCDF study  


Find more about the agenda of our Dec. 2 summit  

Best 15 impact driven start ups from developing countries pitching at the Building Bridges Week

Our 15 entrepreneurs identified through the GSIV initiative will pitch to investors on December 2nd  

Lifeline support from UNDP and the Global Fund keeps Afghanistan’s health facilities open

Together with the Global Fund’s US$15million in aid, UNDP transferred salaries to over 24,000 health workers  

COP26 à Genève : Projection en avant-première du film "Animal" de Cyril Dion

"Animal" explore le phénomène de la sixième extinction de masse. La séance sera suivie par d'une discussion autour des conclusions de la COP26  

La COP26 à Genève : All United for Earth, Ensemble pour la Terre, de Genève à Glasgow

Du 3 au 12 Nov. nous nous associons à nos partenaires genevois pour une opération culturelle spéciale « Climat » afin de sensibiliser aux enjeux et aux solutions liés au dérèglement climatique.  

Landmark USD 500M agreement Launched at COP26 to protect the DR Congo’s Forest

President Félix Tshisekedi and Prime Minister Boris Johnson on behalf of CAFI endorsed an 10-year agreement to protect the Congo Basin rainforest  


A message to humanity from Frankie the dinosaur  

UNDP Administrator concludes mission in Geneva to strengthen partnerships for development emergency work

UNDP Administrator, Achim Steiner, travelled to Geneva to meet with humanitarian partners to strengthen the response to the crisis in Afghanistan.  

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.  

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