A Revised Law Sparks New Hope for Restoring Paraguay’s Biodiversity
Jun 12, 2017
The legal changes are expected to help reduce pressure on the country’s last remaining native forests and to significantly boost the Nation’s long-term goal of reforesting 450,000 hectares of land, an area about half the size of Puerto Rico.
Colombia is mourning #WeAreAllMocoa
Apr 2, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) deeply regrets the loss of life, sympathizes with the affected families and the Colombian people, and reiterates its commitment to support the government in its efforts to respond to urgent needs and in the process of recovery of Mocoa.
UN statement on heavy rains in Peru
Mar 25, 2017
The United Nations System in Peru, through its various agencies, funds and programs, continues its technical support to the State and humanitarian assistance in the different affected areas.
UNDP and OECS provide skills training in ‘at risk’ communities
Mar 14, 2017
The community exercises provide residents with practical skills to think and act like successful persons through strategic planning for their future.
UNDP promotes South-South cooperation on urban mass transit between Guatemala and Mexico
Mar 3, 2017
This exchange promotes SDG 17 - Partnerships to achieve goals, Target 17.6, which promotes or enhances North-South, South-South and triangular regional and international cooperation in science, technology and innovation.
EU and UNDP discuss ways to advance the development goals in the Caribbean
Feb 16, 2017
In the Caribbean, EU and UNDP work together on enhancing sustainable agriculture and food security and increasing resilience against natural disasters.
The Secretary-General welcomes the launch of formal peace talks between the Government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN)
Feb 10, 2017
The Secretary-General takes note of the commitment of the parties to listen to the voices of the communities affected by the conflict.
Equator Prize 2017 launches global search for nature-based solutions for local development
Feb 9, 2017
Each winning group will receive USD 10,000 and will be invited to participate in a series of national and global policy dialogues and special events during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, in September 2017, culminating in an award ceremony at the beginning of Climate Week and Global Goals Week.
Appeal for Peace | António Guterres
Jan 1, 2017
I appeal to you all to join me in committing to peace, today and every day.
Cuba shares agricultural techniques with Fiji and Solomon Islands
Dec 28, 2016
Farmers from Fiji and the Solomon Islands traveled to Cuba to learn innovative farming techniques to promote and secure food security and environmental protection in their countries.