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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).  


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…  


Improving Resilience in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

Cox's Bazar is one of the most disaster-prone district in Bangladesh. With the support from the European Union and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UNDP is working with the Government…  


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



Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


Supporting youth in Albania to enter the labor market through self-entrepreneurship

In March 2016, thanks to the Swiss cooperation, UNDP launched the Self-employment Programme targeting youth between 18 and 30 years old to strengthen entrepreneurial skills.  


US$70 million initiative to help Georgia adjust to climate change, thanks to Green Climate Fund and Swiss government

The seven-year programme received a $27 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), $38 million in co-finance from the Government of Georgia, and a $5 million grant from the Swiss Government.  

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