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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…  


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…  


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…  


Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

The announcement came at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris to review progress made on the Paris Agreement adopted by global governments two years ago today.  


A new plan for a new era: UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century

The plan identifies six “signature solutions” against which UNDP will now align its resource and expertise, to make a real impact on poverty, governance, energy access, gender equality, resilience and…  


Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

Responding to the urgent needs, over US$1.35 billion were pledged by established partners and new ones, highlighting the importance of South South Cooperation—from the region and beyond.  


Integrating disaster risk reduction and climate action for resilience | Matilde Mordt and Ronald Jackson

Partnerships like the one between UNDP and CDEMA are crucial to success in building capacity that leads to a solid platform to build resilience from.  


Charly Alberti is designated Goodwill Ambassador of UNDP in Argentina

Charly Alberti, who has a long and recognized artistic career both nationally and internationally, has also been, for many years, a committed activist and advocate of the care of the environment,…  

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