A historic day in Colombia | Martín Santiago

The Peace Agreement by the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP that will be signed today is of great significance for Colombia and for the world.

EVENT: 17-20 United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development

The conference will focus on the implementation of a New Urban Agenda, building on the Habitat Agenda of Istanbul in 1996.

World Tourism Day: Another kind of gold mine culture

With help from UNDP, through the Small Grants Programme of the Global Environment Fund, the ecotourism business has gotten a boost.

Latin America and the Caribbean
CAF and UNDP deepen their alliance to promote the Global Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean

To work in conjunction with initiatives that contribute to the region’s achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) with a view to 2030.

Caribbean: New generation of public policies must focus on the most vulnerable people and boost resilience, UNDP

The report focuses on several groups and their “vulnerabilities”, which accumulate over a life cycle hindering people’s capacity to fulfil their potential and also to leave poverty behind, the report stresses.

UNDP and SEGIB sign agreement to promote the Global Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean

The agreement focuses on the analysis and discussion of the implementation of the SDGs in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

Caribbean: Rethinking progress in the sustainable development era | Jessica Faieta

For the Caribbean “multidimensional progress” entails not only adapting to shocks. It means breaking through structural obstacles that hinder growth and people’s well-being.

WATCH LIVE: Caribbean Human Development Report Launch

Caribbean countries need a new generation of public policies to increase gains in the economic, social and environmental fronts while boosting climate and financial resilience and protecting people throughout their life cycles.

Peru and Chile
Chile and Peru sign landmark agreement to sustain world’s largest single species fishery

For the last five years Chile and Peru have been assisted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the The Humboldt Current Large Marine Ecosystem (HCLME) Project.

Millions of Latin Americans risk sliding back into poverty; new generation of public policies crucial to prevent setbacks, UNDP

New Regional Human Development Report recommends social protection, care systems, labour skills and closing historic gender, racial and ethnic gaps not resolved with economic growth alone.

Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean: What does it take to prevent people from falling back into poverty | Jessica Faieta

To achieve the ambitious goals laid out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we need to take a multidimensional perspective, to build sustainable and holistic well-being – beyond income aspects alone.