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Leveling the playing field: Sports and human development

There is a positive relationship between human development and practicing physical sports. Exercise is associated with improvements in health, cognitive processes, sociability, productivity (due to…  


IV Global Forum "Business for Gender Equality: the Future of Work and the Agenda 2030"

The IV forum gives continuity to the discussions and commitments adopted during the III Global Forum of Companies for Gender Equality, which was co-organized by the UNDP and the Government of Panama…  


Roof repairs begin in Barbuda with US$2million support from China Aid

The initiative focuses on restoring lives with high standard roofing for homes and priority buildings, including government facilities. The houses of essential staff, such as teachers, medical…  


Eight years after the earthquake, Haitians need support to boost resilience for sustainable development

Haiti’s path to recovery has been particularly difficult, also considering the country’s challenges as a Small Island Developing State: extremely vulnerable to debt, unemployment, climate change and…  


Switzerland, UNDP and WFP join forces for the recovery of Cuba after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma affected almost 2 million people and caused damages to nearly 160,000 homes.  


New Year, new approach, new UNDP

UNDP is starting 2018 with a fresh focus and vision. This approach is laid out in the new Strategic Plan, which takes effect on January 1st and is the blueprint for the evolution of its work over the…  


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EU offers € 2 million to boost disaster preparedness in the Caribbean

These projects, which take place in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Cuba, seek to strengthen disaster preparedness and…  


UNDP Regional Director inspired by the resilience of the Dominican people

UNDP is assisting the government of Dominica in coordinating the crisis recovery efforts, with focus on rebuilding a more resilient country. The organisation has so far deployed waste management and…  

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