Cuba protecting its coastal and marine ecosystem

Cuba is a small island developing state (SIDS) and the protection of its coastal and marine ecosystems is a strategic issue,

Equator Prize 2017 launches global search for nature-based solutions for local development

Winning groups join a prestigious network of 208 community-based organizations from 70 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002.

Communities come together to protect water and biodiversity in Colombia

Communities engaged in participatory ecological restoration on 56 hectares strategic for water conservation.

2016, a year for Global Goals

The region has witnessed historical moments and praised the strength, unity and resilience of its countries. From peace processes to disaster recovery and much more, UNDP has delivered support to millions of people and contributed in making significant progress towards sustainable development.

Three months after Hurricane Matthew, seven years after the earthquake | Yvonne Helle

Three months after the disaster, people in the most affected areas still need immediate help to meet their basic needs.

Appeal for Peace | António Guterres

Let us make 2017 a year in which we all – citizens, governments, leaders – strive to overcome our differences.

Latin America and the Caribbean
South-South Cooperation Award: from Latin America and the Caribbean to the world | Fernando Galindo

The S3award 2016 has been an opportunity for all country offices to give greater visibility to their work in SSC and expand the possibilities of establishing new regional and interregional exchanges.

Helen Clark and UNDP Chile team
UNDP Chile received award for Excellence in Human Development Reporting

The awardees are the teams behind the National Human Development Reports from Chile (2012), Montenegro (2013), Sri Lanka (2014) and Uganda (2015).

Resilient people and institutions: Ecuador’s post-earthquake challenge | Carlo Ruiz

Poor people who have been hit by an earthquake live on the edge, where one thing or another can lead them to either give up or to survive.

UNDP names Panda Champions for Global Goals

Champions from across the world travelling to China to meet UNDP’s first Animal Ambassadors: Two adorable panda cubs called Qiqi and Diandian.