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UNDP and partners assess progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like…

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UNDP and World Bank launch two new operational agreements to advance collaboration on sustainable development worldwide

UNDP and the World Bank signed two milestone framework agreements to strengthen and streamline their cooperation at the country level.  


Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussels

Video Statement by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator at Ministerial Conference on Syria in Brussels 14 March 2019  


Message by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Official Opening of Days of Dialogue in Brussels

Video Message by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Official Opening of Days of Dialogue in Brussels March 13, 2019  


United Nations calls for sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of Brussels conference

On the eve of the foreign ministers’ meeting at the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, three UN Principals today warned that the Syria crisis is not yet over…  


UN celebrates World Wildlife Day and 'Life below Water'

Leaders from UN Member States and international organizations gathered at United Nations Headquarters to celebrate the United Nations World Wildlife Day , under the theme 'Life below water: for people…  


The Seed Awards 2019

We are pleased to announce that SEED has launched the SEED Awards 2019. This year, up to 66 prize packages will be awarded to locally-driven early-stage enterprises, that leverage their innovative…  



Poverty 'at centre of everything we do'

The UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Executive Board heard today that the Organization was disrupting and pushing boundaries in the way it thinks, delivers, invests and manages – changes that allow…  


UN And Partners Launch Plan To Support Syrian Refugees And Countries Hosting Them As Number Of Syrian Refugee New-Borns Reaches One Million Mark

“These one million children have largely been born into a situation where poverty and unemployment are common, early marriage and child labour occur, and an education is not always secure” said Amin…  


UNDP joins PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joins the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet Initiatives as the co-coordinator of the ‘Protected Areas’ (PA), one of the thematic communities set up…  

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