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The fourth sector: Can business unusual deliver on the SDGs?

The main reason why the SDGs were created and sustainable/inclusive development have become such important global priorities is that business-as-usual doesn’t work anymore and is taking us to the…  


Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean must engage whole of society to achieve the SDGs

Ministers, civil society, local government and private sector representatives discussed ways to move beyond traditional institutional models to achieve sustainable development, in an event organized…  


The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS concludes its visit to Haiti to reinforce the dialogue and the partnership in support of national development priorities

During the visit, the delegation met local authorities, the United Nations Country Team (composed of 19 agencies, funds and programmes) and the MINUJUSTH, as well Haiti’s development partners, civil…  


International Financial Policies and 2030 Agenda Must be more Aligned to mobilise Financing and Reduce Systemic Risks, says UNDP Administrator at G20 Finance Meeting

In the context of the G20 and International Financial Institution´s meeting with key representatives he also highlighted that the poorest countries face large financing needs to achieve the SDGs, but…  


UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner to attend G20 Finance Ministers Meeting, March 19-20 in Buenos Aires

As G20 and International Organizations key representatives will discuss the international financial architecture and how the system can address the world´s effort to achieve the 2030 Agenda and the 17…  


International Women’s Day

“The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”  


More women in decision-making positions in business benefits all

According to ILO, women represent only 4.2% of CEOs among the 1,269 listed companies. Furthermore, almost half of the executive boards in the region are comprised exclusively of men with women making…  


Making the Business Case for Gender Equality

Empowering women and girls is key to achieving all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. At the moment, however, gender bias remains a significant obstacle to global…  


Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to boost women’s roles in companies

UNDP has been supporting partners in 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Eurasia to certify public and private companies for meeting gender equality targets. Through the…  


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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