Habitat III: UNDP launches Sustainable Urbanization Strategy

Urbanization represents a fundamental change in global development and requires a similarly fundamental response.

UN Development Chief Concludes Visit to Ecuador

Helen Clark participated in Habitat III, met with government officials and traveled to Cayambe north of Quito.

UN and Government of Haiti seek 120 million dollars for relief following Hurricane Matthew

UNDP will start a cash-for-work programme to clear debris and provide short-term employment in hurricane affected communities.

"Are you okay? What are you doing for Haiti?" l Rita Sciarra

I wonder at how great the force of nature is that, in less than 36 hours, it can come and destroy everything.

Haiti: raising after the storm

The hurricane destroyed the main source of income of many other communities: 90 percent of all banana trees were uprooted or flooded.

UNDP supports governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in implementing the Global Goals

Workshops in Bolivia and Guatemala will bring together government representatives from various countries around the implementation in each country of the 2030 Agenda.

UNDP ready to support Caribbean nations affected by Hurricane Matthew

UNDP is monitoring the path of the hurricane and assessing the damage and needs of the affected nations

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.

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.

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.